Officers Investigate Shoreline Fatal Pedestrian Accident
Shoreline, WA (March 31, 2023) – On Thursday, a 52-year-old pedestrian sustained fatal injuries following an accident on Aurora Avenue North.
The fatal accident took place before 2 a.m. on the 16700 block area.
The sheriff’s office stated that the driver involved in the accident was performing CPR on the pedestrian when the officers arrived at the scene. Deputies took over life-saving procedure until the paramedics arrived, but the pedestrian died at the scene.
Officers said it does not appear that the Honda driver, a man in 40s, was under the influence of drugs or alcohol when the accident happened. They added that the driver is cooperating with their investigation.
Moreover, a black Honda Civic with a cracked windshield and other damage to the car was seen at the scene.
Sweet Lawyers would like to express our condolences to the loved ones of the deceased in the accident on Aurora Avenue North. May you find courage during this painful time.
Dealing With the Aftermath of a Fatal Collision
The Washington Traffic Safety Commission has a plan titled “Target Zero”, with the goal of decreasing deaths and serious injuries on Washington’s roadways to zero by 2030. Despite this, accidents statewide continue to take the lives of hundreds each year.
Moreover, enduring an unexpected fatal loss can feel impossible to do alone. The silver lining is, you do not have to. Consulting with an experienced attorney who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is the best thing you can do following the deadly incident.
Thus, it is helpful to know that each state has its own laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased.
These people are related to or depend financially on the victim. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:
Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership)
Children of the deceased
Financial dependents, parents, and minors under the care of the deceased
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With 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers attorneys can tackle your wrongful death lawsuit and help you recover. Our legal experts are here to guide you during your legal battle.
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