Gerald Harris of Benton City Dies in Semi-Truck Crash on State Route 240 [Benton County, WA]

Gerald Harris of Benton City Dies in Semi-Truck Crash on State Route 240 [Benton County, WA]

66-Year-Old Gerald Harris Killed in Benton County Crash

Benton County, WA (October 28, 2021)– On Thursday, 66-year-old Gerald Harris of Benton City lost his life in a semi-truck crash on State Route 240.

The crash happened minutes after 5:30 at the intersection with State Route 225, about three miles west of Richland.

Officers said a car driven by Harris was northbound on State Route 225.

However, it did not stop at the intersection of State Route 240.

Just then, an eastbound big rig on State Route 240 struck Harris’ vehicle. 

Responding officers pronounced Harris dead at the scene while the big rig driver was not harmed in the crash.

Moreover, investigating officers said Harris was not wearing a seatbelt when the accident happened.


Sweet Lawyers would like to express our sincere sympathies to Gerald Harris’ loved ones. May you courage during this time of grief.


In Times of Tragic Death

Unfortunately, in today’s climate unexpected death is just around the corner. 

Indeed, it is horrible when a person’s negligence can have devastating effects on other people.

Thus, it is important to know that you may recover damages through a wrongful death suit.

The benefit of it is that it lets families hold parties liable for the irrevocable damages they have caused. 

In effect, it allows surviving family members to achieve vindication for their dearly departed. 

With this in mind, we recommend for you to call us at Sweet Lawyers if a loved one died in a road accident similar to the semi-truck crash on State Route 240. Our number is (800) 674 7852.

Our legal experts will do 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 trusted litigators 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 our legal experts any time of the day, and any day of the week.

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