As co-stars, friends, Hollywood and beyond mourn and pay tribute treat williams Following his sudden death earlier this week, new details are emerging of the motorcycle accident that led to his tragic demise.
The news of his demise was first confirmed by the actor’s publicist of 15 years on Monday. Barry McPhersonwho said in a statement: “He was killed this afternoon. He was making left or right [turn, and] A car cut him off.”
The incident occurred near the southwestern Vermont town of Dorset, and is now Local police have provided more information What actually happened.
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According to Vermont State Police Department Public Information Officer Adam Silverman and Lieutenant Steve Coot, who held a virtual press conference to discuss the accident, Williams was still alive when he was first being taken to the hospital After the accident at 5 p.m.
He was later taken by helicopter to Albany Medical Center in New York, and was not pronounced dead until he arrived at the hospital.
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Vermont State Police said, “Williams was unable to avoid the collision and fell from his motorcycle. He suffered serious injuries and was taken to Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York, where he was pronounced dead.”
officials explained The collision involved Williams and the driver of a 2008 Honda SUV, and as the collision is investigated, detectives believe that the driver, who had his turn signal on, was turning left into a parking lot and did not see Williams driving his motorcycle. He confirmed that Williams was wearing a helmet.
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The officers also revealed that the other driver, whose identity has not been revealed, suffered minor injuries but was not hospitalised. It has already been confirmed that he was not impaired, by alcohol or otherwise, while he was driving, and he was not detained by the authorities.
Williams is survived by his wife of 35 years, the actress Palm Van Santand their two children, son sweetheart31, and daughter Elinor25.
In a statement confirming his death, his publicist said: “I’m just devastated. He was the nicest guy. He was so talented.”
McPherson spoke fondly of her client’s achievements, saying: “The filmmakers adore him. He’s been the heart of Hollywood. He was really proud of his performance this year. He’s very pleased with the work he’s done.” I get it. He’s had a balanced career.”
In the wake of his passing, stars like John Travolta, who worked on the Broadway musical Grease And nearby With Williams, Catherine Zeta-Jones, who starred alongside Williams in 1996 Phantomand Kim Cattrall, who worked with her in the 1999 TV movie 36 hours to dieEveryone has paid tribute.
fellow actor Sharon Stone, Taylor Kinney, Emily Van Camp, Mark Hamill, James Woods, Billy Baldwin, Malcolm McDowellAnd there have been more of the celebrities and co-stars to share their condolences on social media.