Kurt Pettitt Dies in DUI Crash on Jack Tone Road [Stockton, CA]

Kurt Pettitt Dies in DUI Crash on Jack Tone Road [Stockton, CA]

Stockton DUI Crash Kills School Worker Kurt Pettitt

 Stockton, CA (June 17, 2022) – On Saturday night, Kurt Pettitt, 56, an Escalon school worker, died in a DUI crash on Jack Tone Road.

The authorities say a 20-year-old driver was driving under the influence southeast of Stockton when he collided with another vehicle head-on going 100 miles an hour.

In the other vehicle was Pettitt a passenger and two dogs. All four inside Pettitt’s vehicle were thrown from the vehicle.

Sadly, Kurt Pettitt died at the crash scene while his passenger sustained moderate injuries. There is no detail on the dogs’ condition.

Moreover, the authorities arrested the alleged DUI driver. The CHP is investigating the Stockton DUI crash.


Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our sympathies to the loved ones of Kurt Pettitt. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.


What Is a Wrongful Death Claim?

Following a Stockton DUI crash, it is important to make sure you are legally covered so you can grieve in peace. 

That is why hiring a legal expert who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make during this time.

Moreover, it is helpful to know that each state has its own laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased.

These people are those who are related to or depend financially on the person that died. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:

  • Surviving spouses
  • Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership)
  • Children of the deceased
  • Financial dependents, parents, minors under the care of the deceased
  • Personal representatives

So, to the bereaved of Kurt Pettitt, reach out to our wrongful death lawyers. Let us help you discover if you are eligible to file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.

With 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident that we can tackle your wrongful death lawsuit and help you recover. Our legal experts are here to guide you through a legal claim.

Call our offices right now at (800) 674 7852 and let us help you get justice for your family. Our consultation is totally free and confidential.

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