Man Dead in Grandview DUI Accident on Yakima Valley Highway and Tear Road
GRANDVIEW, WA (November 9, 2021) – Sunday afternoon, authorities arrested Geronimo Perez III after a deadly crash on Yakima Valley Highway and Tear Road.
The incident that killed a 28-year-old man happened at 4:40 p.m. Moreover, it occurred on Yakima Valley Highway and Tear Road.
According to reports, 51-year-old Geronimo Perez III drove west on Yakima Valley Highway while speeding. Then, he illegally passed another vehicle before driving across the centerline. Eventually, Perez crashed into the victim’s vehicle.
As a result, responders declared the victim dead at the scene. Meanwhile, Geronimo Perez III suffered no injuries.
Also, the authorities booked the suspect into Yakima County Jail for vehicular homicide.
At this time, the authorities believe that narcotics may have played a role in the crash.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victim.
Moving Forward after a Tragic Loss in a Crash
The loss of a dear one in the crash on Yakima Valley Highway is irreversible. Thus, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.
Those impacted must recognize they may have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. This may be the most beneficial step towards recovery.
Filing a claim will help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal while ensuring that justice is brought to the deceased,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
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