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Austin, TX – Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Vehicle on E Howard Ln

by | Jan 20, 2023 | Auto Accidents, Wrongful Death | 0 comments

Austin, TX (January 20, 2023) – A pedestrian accident was reported in the Austin area that claimed one person’s life. January 14, the Austin Police Department responded to the scene of a crash on East Howard Lane.

At approximately 3:05 a.m., the Austin police were called to the scene of a traffic accident in the 300 block of East Howard Lane.

Preliminary crash reports indicate that a 26-year-old woman was struck by a pickup truck during the early morning hours.

The driver of the pickup truck stopped at the scene and cooperated with law enforcement.

The female was severely hurt in the crash. Despite the best efforts of first responders, the woman passed away from her injuries while at the scene.

The Austin Police Department is actively investigating the crash.

We offer our condolences to the family of the woman who died in this fatal pedestrian accident.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas

Austin, TX – Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Vehicle on E Howard LnFatal pedestrian crashes take the lives of hundreds of people annually in our state. In many cases, innocent people have to pay overwhelming consequences due to negligent drivers. Every day, we see innocent pedestrians die due to drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, speeding, were engaging in other reckless action that directly harms others.

If your loved one has died as a result of a driver’s reckless and careless actions, your family may be able to file a wrongful death claim against the person who is responsible. This type of claim can help your family seek financial compensation to cover some of the costs and the losses that you face.

This can include recovering compensation for:

  • Funeral arrangements: It is crucial that your family has the financial resources available to pay your final respects to your loved one. A wrongful death claim can help you seek compensation for this damage.
  • Lost earnings and benefits: If your loved one was the primary breadwinner, you can recover financial compensation to cover the loss of income, inheritance, and benefits.
  • Loss of consortium: This can include recovering compensation for loss of companionship, parental guidance, or friendship.
  • Loss of services: This can include day care services, home repair services, and other services that your loved one provided for the home.

It is important that you seek legal guidance as soon as possible to ensure you have the strongest case to prove your damages were caused by the defendant and prevail.

At Wyatt Law Firm, we want to ensure that you and your family receive justice for any wrongful death that has impacted your family that was caused by negligence. Our legal team has been providing comprehensive representation to victims and families in Texas for decades, so you can rest assured knowing that you are in the best position possible after enduring an unexpected loss. We will work diligently by your side throughout every step of the legal process and fight for fair compensation on your behalf. Schedule a consultation with our team at Wyatt Law Firm by calling 210-340-5550. Our Texas wrongful death lawyers are here to help your family move forward.

Note: Our team used secondary sources when creating this post. These sources include but are not limited to local and state police reports, local news reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about the accident described. Our team has not independently verified all the facts surrounding this accident.  For this reason, if you locate any information that is incorrect, please let us know immediately so that we can correct the error. We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business and none of the information provided in this post is intended to be legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.