Carlton Keegan Killed in Granite Creek Road Traffic Accident [Scotts Valley, CA]

Carlton Keegan Killed in Granite Creek Road Traffic Accident [Scotts Valley, CA]

18-Year-Old Driver Injured in Santa Cruz Fatal Crash

Scotts Valley, CA (March 31, 2022) On 18-year-old Carlton Keegan from Scotts Valley died after the vehicle he is riding fell off an embankment on Granite Creek Road.

Officials say that the 2006 Subaru drove off an embankment and crashed into a tree near the 300 block of Granite Creek Road at around 3:41 p.m.

According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) say that Subaru landed on its roof and Keegan and the 18-year-old male driver suffered major injuries.

Rescuers took Keegan and the driver to Dominican Hospital.

Unfortunately, Keegan succumbed to his injuries and died at the hospital.

The CHP is investigating the crash and has not ruled impairment out as a factor in the crash.


Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our deepest condolences to Carlton Keegan’s family. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.


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However, the worst part to consider is when the death was a result of other people’s negligence.

That is why hiring a legal expert who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make during this time.

Moreover, 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 those who are related to or depend financially on the person that died. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:

  • Surviving spouses;
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  • These people can differ from state to state.

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