Skagit County Fatal Collision Kills 15-Year-Old Girl
Skagit County, WA (February 8, 2024) – A 15-year-old girl was killed while 3 others were injured following a State Route 534 collision Tuesday night.
The fatal solo-vehicle crash unfolded before 10 p.m. east of Coyote Lane wherein the vehicle driven by a 15-year-old boy failed to negotiate a turn and slammed into a utility pole on the right side of the road.
According to WSP, two 15-year-old boys, a 15-year-old and a 16-year-old girl were riding in the vehicle when the collision happened.
The 15-year-old girl who died was a student at Mount Vernon High School. Officers said she was not wearing her seatbelt.
Moreover, troopers said one of the 15-year-old boys was transported to Skagit Valley Hospital. The paramedics took the other 15-year-old boy and 16-year-old girl to Harborview Medical Center.
Officers said the boy who was driving during the accident is under investigation.
Sweet Lawyers express sympathies to the bereaved family of the deceased in the State Route 534 collision. Our hearts are with you through these trying times. Similarly, we also those who were injured in this accident speedy recovery.
1 Killed 3 Injured in State Route 534 Collision
Nowadays, unexpected death can happen anytime. Sadly, a person’s negligence can have devastating effects on other people.
Thus, knowing that when a person dies 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, traffic accidents, and more.
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Our litigators here at Sweet Lawyers would love to tell you more about a possible wrongful death case and how it can help you and your family.
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To the loved ones of the girl killed in the State Route 534 collision, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. Reach out to us at (800) 674-7852. Our legal team would love to discuss a possible legal case concerning this deadly collision.
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