Coryell County, TX (February 14, 2023) – Authorities confirmed that a 74-year-old woman from the Gatesville area has died following a two-vehicle accident in Coryell County on Sunday morning, February 12.
At around 10:00 a.m., authorities were dispatched to provide assistance at the scene of an accident on US Highway 84.
According to officials, a 34-year-old man was driving a 2001 Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck east on US Highway 84. For unknown reasons, his vehicle collided with a 2020 Chevrolet Traverse just 0.01 miles west of Gatesville, Texas.
A passenger in the Traverse, a 74-year-old woman, was fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene.
The circumstances surrounding the accident are currently being investigated by the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Our condolences go out to the family of the woman who died in this fatal crash.
Fatal Car Accidents in Texas
Every year, tens of thousands of people lose their lives in collisions throughout the United States. Here in Texas, countless innocent victims end up losing their lives in crashes caused by the reckless and negligent actions of others. In fact, statistics show that more than 80% of fatal crashes are a result of driver error.
Regardless of how safe and considerate most drivers are when entering the road, they cannot predict the actions other drivers take. As a result, families are left to deal with the unexpected emotional, mental, and financial impacts after a tragic loss. Having to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral arrangements is not something many families are ready to deal with.
When victims lose their lives in these unexpected incidents, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Coryell County to protect their legal rights. Families may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face after a sudden and unexpected loss. Working with a skilled and knowledgeable legal team will ensure you have the best chance of recovering and getting justice for your loved one.
We understand how difficult it can be to experience the loss of a loved one and take on the legal battle that often comes with it. That’s why we at Wyatt Law Firm are devoted to helping you get justice for your family’s suffering and grief. Our fearless legal advocates are experienced in complex legal cases related to wrongful death, and we will work hard to make sure you’re taken care of every step of the way. If you believe that your family deserves compensation, don’t hesitate to call us at 210-340-5550 today to discuss your case and make sure you get what you rightfully deserve.
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