Sarasota, FL (October 31, 2022) – A local man was killed after being hit by a pickup truck in the Sarasota area on Sunday night, October 30.
The deadly accident was reported at the intersection of US-41 and Upper Glenco Avenue at around 10 p.m. It was reported that a 75-year-old man was driving southbound when he hit a 35-year-old man that was crossing the highway.
The injured party sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Neither the driver nor his 26-year-old passenger were hurt in the impact.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the 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
Pedestrians who are struck by cars frequently sustain catastrophic injuries because of their fragility and lack of protection. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, pedestrian accidents involving motor vehicles are expected to result in over 6,500 fatalities and nearly 55,000 injuries in 2020. There are a lot more fatal pedestrian accidents in Florida.
If someone else was to blame for your loved one’s death, your family might be entitled to financial compensation for the financial and emotional hardships you face as a result of your loss. The unexpected loss of a loved one may lead to heavy financial problems. You shouldn’t be left to carry this weight by yourself.
Your wrongful death attorney will inquire about the nature of your relationship with the deceased loved one. In order to file a claim for monetary damages against the person who was responsible for the death, you need to have been a close relative of the deceased individual. The death of a family member is difficult, and the at-fault party should be held accountable.
If a member of your family passed away as a result of someone else’s negligence, you and your family may be entitled to compensation. You can file a claim to hold the negligent person accountable with the help of a Sarasota wrongful death attorney. If you ever face the sudden and unjust loss of a family member, get in touch with Rebein Law.
Call Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to discuss how we might be able to support your recovery.
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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.