Santa Maria Fatal Accident Kills Cassie Odom
Santa Maria, CA (July 29, 2022) – On Monday, a 38-year-old Santa Maria resident, Cassandra Odom, sustained fatal injuries in a bicycle accident on West Main Street.
It was just minutes past 5 a.m. when the fatal incident took place in the 1300 block area.
When the authorities arrived at the scene, they located Cassandra Odom down in the roadway and suffering from critical injuries.
Immediately, the paramedics airlifted her to a local hospital where she died.
Moreover, the involved vehicle driver stayed at the scene. Reports say there has been no arrest.
Officers say Cassandra Odom was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
Investigating officers say drugs and alcohol did not play a role in the collision. Though, they are still investigating the Santa Maria fatal accident.
Meanwhile, please call the Police Department at 805.928.3781, ext. 2297 for more details about this incident.
Here is the GoFundMe page aiming to raise $7,500 to help the family of Cassandra Odom pay for funeral costs.
Sweet Lawyers would like to express our condolences to the loved ones of Cassandra Odom. May you find courage during this difficult time.
When a Loved One Dies in Collision?
We at Sweet Lawyers understand that losing a loved one in a traffic incident similar to the Santa Maria fatal accident is devastating.
More so, if it is to deal with the legalities of a wrongful death case. You need the help of legal experts to fight for you and to get the justice your loved one deserves.
The benefit of getting yourself a wrongful death attorney is that they will help you get compensation for the economic and non-economic damages incurred as a result of the death.
However, know that with a wrongful death case, there is a time limit on which the bereaved can take legal action. These restrictions are called the statute of limitations. It will only allow you to file a wrongful death lawsuit within a certain amount of time. When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid. Thus, the loved ones can no longer file a lawsuit.
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