Gene Benton Jr Dies in Tragic Bicycle Accident on Highway 12 [Lodi, CA]

Gene Benton Jr Dies in Tragic Bicycle Accident on Highway 12 [Lodi, CA]

CHP Investigates Fatal Auto-Pedestrian Crash on Interstate 5

Lodi, CA (November 25, 2023) On Thursday evening, Gene Benton Jr. was killed in a tragic bicycle accident on Highway 12.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the fatal crash happened around 5 p.m. on Highway 12, west of Interstate 5.

Reports say that a Volkswagen Beetle, driven by a 19-year-old, struck Benton. Officials pronounced Benton dead at the scene.

Authorities are investigating fatal auto-pedestrian crash and have not released additional information at this time.


Sweet Lawyers extends our deepest condolences to the bereaved family of Gene Benton Jr.. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.


Auto-Pedestrian Crash on Interstate 5 Kills Gene Benton Jr

Nowadays, unexpected death could happen at any time much like what happened in the fatal bicycle accident on Highway 12. At times, a person’s negligence can have devastating effects on other people.

Thus, knowing that when a person dies or is killed due to another’s negligence or misconduct, the bereaved can sue the negligent parties for the damages that they caused.

Some of the situations that could result in a wrongful death are homicide, medical malpractice, transportation accidents, pedestrian collisions, and much more.

Additionally, when the bereaved files for a wrongful death claim, economic and non-economic damages are taken into consideration. These can include high medical bills, loss of benefits, funeral services costs, emotional distress, loss of income, loss of companionship, and much more.

Our litigators here at Sweet Lawyers would love to tell you more about a possible wrongful death case. Reach out to us at (800) 674-7852.

When you hire us, we guarantee that our lawyers will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. Indeed, they will speak to witnesses, analyze evidence, and obtain important data that will help your case.

Moreover, our legal experts will work on your behalf to hold the responsible party accountable for their failure to follow traffic laws, resulting in the untimely death of your loved one.

You can call us any time of the day, and any day of the week.

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