63-Year-Old Woman Involved in Fatal Traffic Crash Near Wild Waves
Federal Way, WA (February 5, 2024) – A 41-year-old Lakewood man was killed following a Milton Road S accident early Sunday morning.
It was about 1 a.m. when the fatal crash happened near Wild Waves.
Officers said the Lakewood man wearing dark clothing was walking along the roadway.
The accident report said a 63-year-old woman driving northbound allegedly struck the pedestrian with her car.
Troopers who responded to the scene located the man deceased.
Moreover, investigators said the woman was not impaired at the time of the accident and is cooperating with the investigation.
Sweet Lawyers extends our deepest condolences to the bereaved of the deceased in the Milton Road S accident. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
Milton Road S Accident Kills Pedestrian
Dealing with a loved one’s sudden and tragic death is indeed painful. It would certainly take a lot of time to recover from this loss.
However, the worst part to consider is when the death was a result of other people’s negligence.
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 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 who 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, and minors under the care of the deceased;
- Personal representatives.
- These people can differ from state to state.
A Sweet Lawyers Attorney Can Help
To the loved ones of the man killed in the Milton Road S accident, reach out to us. Let us help you discover if you can 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 during your legal battle.