Palm Harbor, FL (March 6, 2022) – A Clearwater woman was killed after being hit by a pickup truck in the Palm Harbor area on Friday evening, March 4. The deadly crash was reported at the intersection of US-19 and Cypress Drive at around 7:19 p.m.
A 47-year-old pedestrian was walking across the roadway when she was struck by the oncoming vehicle. The woman suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The 69-year-old Palm Harbor man driving the vehicle was not injured.
An ongoing investigation into the deadly crash is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Crashes in Florida
In 2017, a pedestrian was killed by a car nearly every 88 minutes in the United States. On American streets that year, 5,977 pedestrians were killed. Pedestrians in Florida are especially vulnerable to serious injuries in the event of a collision. Florida had the second-highest number of pedestrian deaths in the country, with 708 reported in 2019.
It can be devastating when a loved one dies as a result of someone else’s carelessness or negligence. Unexpected expenses and other damages are common for the family of a deceased victim. Survivors’ family members frequently express frustration and helplessness. Their sense of betrayal is heightened by the fact that their financial situation is rapidly deteriorating. It’s understandable that surviving family members want to file a wrongful death claim with the help of a Palm Harbor pedestrian accident lawyer in order to hold those who caused their loved one’s death accountable.
Pedestrian Crash Attorneys in Palm Harbor
Our main goal at Rebein Law is to help families get the most money possible for the losses they have suffered as a result of a fatal car accident. Our track record demonstrates that we can help our clients achieve their goals. Our legal knowledge and tenacity have resulted in favorable outcomes for our clients in even the most difficult cases following a fatal car accident. Thousands of people have benefited from our assistance in obtaining compensation following the death of a loved one. Cases involving wrongful death are among the most difficult to resolve. It can be beneficial to have an experienced Palm Harbor personal injury lawyer on your side.
If you have lost a loved one in a car accident, call Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to speak with a Palm Harbor wrongful death lawyer about your case.
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Disclaimer: The purpose of this post is to inform our readers about the dangers of driving and to provide information for people who are injured in an accident in Florida. This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information provided is intended to be legal or medical advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.