Krystal Kazmark Dies in Car Accident on Benton Crossing Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA (July 29, 2020) – On Saturday, 25-year-old Krystal Kazmark of Mammoth Lakes died in a two-vehicle crash on Benton Crossing Road.
The fatal crash took place at around 9:00 p.m. on July 25, just west of Pit Road.
California Highway Patrol said 30-year-old Joshua Daugherty, also of Mammoth Lakes, was driving a Toyota Tacoma Crew Cab on Benton Crossing Road. He was at the speed limit when he made some turns that caused him to lose control of his vehicle.
His vehicle rotated and swerved across the eastbound lane. As a result, it was hit on the passenger side by an oncoming white 2016 Kia Sorento.
Daugherty’s passenger, Ms. Kazmark, died in the crash. A rescue team rushed Daugherty and another passenger to Mammoth Hospital with severe injuries.
Meanwhile, the 71-year-old Kia driver who is from Hawthorne, and his passenger also sustained major injuries. While a juvenile passenger of Kia suffered moderate injuries. Paramedics also transported all of them to Mammoth Hospital for treatment.
Authorities did not provide other details about the crash, as it is still under investigation.
Sweet Lawyers express their condolences to the bereaved of Krystal Kazmark. May you find strength in this difficult time.
What Follows Fatal Accidents
In a time filled with uncertainty, confronting a tragic loss can seem unimaginable. As the loved ones of the deceased victims grieve, it is also important to recognize that if your family loses a member in an accident, you may recover damages through a wrongful death suit.
Ultimately, a wrongful death lawsuit gives the loved ones of a departed family member some semblance of justice.
“The aftermath of tragic accidents can make everything difficult for a family. The last thing most families want to deal with is piles of paperwork, questions from insurance companies or defense attorneys, and attempting to obtain police reports. Grieving and handling legal claims don’t exactly go hand in hand, and this is why hiring an experienced attorney can not only provide you with peace of mind that you have a fighter in your corner but also having someone to make sure that your rights are respected and that justice will be served. Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal while ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
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