Diane Schafer Death, Obituary – In a heart-wrenching incident that unfolded on a serene Sunday afternoon, the New Hartford community is grappling with the loss of a beloved member, Diane Schafer. The 75-year-old New Hartford resident was involved in a fatal car accident that has left the town reeling in shock and sorrow.
The incident occurred around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday when Diane Schafer was driving west on Seneca Turnpike near the intersection with Woods Highway. Tragically, her journey took an unforeseen and devastating turn as her vehicle collided with another car, driven by Judson Chandler, 64, of Vernon Center. According to New Hartford police, it appears that the accident transpired as Chandler attempted a U-turn, leading to the collision with Schafer’s vehicle.
The impact of the accident resulted in Schafer sustaining serious injuries, and she was swiftly transported to a local hospital for medical attention. Despite the valiant efforts of medical professionals, Diane Schafer tragically succumbed to her injuries on Sunday night.
The loss of Diane Schafer has cast a pall of grief over the New Hartford community, as friends, neighbors, and acquaintances come to terms with the sudden and heartbreaking nature of this accident. Her memory is treasured, and her absence will be deeply felt by all who had the privilege of knowing her.
As the investigation into the accident continues, New Hartford police are diligently working to piece together the circumstances surrounding the incident. At this time, no tickets have been issued, underscoring the complexity of the situation and the importance of a thorough and meticulous inquiry. In the face of this heartrending tragedy, the community of New Hartford extends its heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Diane Schafer.
The loss of a life so full of years and experiences is a reminder of the fragility of existence and the importance of cherishing every moment shared with our loved ones. We stand united in support of all those affected by this tragedy, offering our thoughts, prayers, and strength during this difficult time. May Diane Schafer’s memory be a source of comfort and inspiration, reminding us to live each day with compassion, gratitude, and a deep appreciation for the preciousness of life.