Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : March 26, 2019

Smith County, TX – Teresa Campos Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Highway 155

Smith County, TX (March 24, 2019) On the 23rd of March, a fatal pedestrian accident happened at around 11:29 p.m. According to the reports, a 2009 Toyota Corolla struck a 27-year-old woman named Teresa Campos on Highway 155, just short of a mile from Tyler.

Unfortunately, by the time emergency crews arrived, she had already succumbed to her injuries. They transported her to Lighthouse Mortuary for further care. The driver responsible has been identified as 71-year-old Willie Hayter.

The authorities are currently investigating the accident to determine what led up to the crash and who had the right of way.

We send our condolences to the Teresa Campos’ family as we know how devastating it is to lose a loved one in a pedestrian accident that could have possibly been avoided.  Our thoughts are with them as they begin the grieving process.

Pedestrian Accidents in Texas

Smith County, TX – Teresa Campos Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Highway 155In 2017, a little over 600 pedestrians lost their lives in Texas. The most common reason why pedestrians are struck by vehicles is usually drivers being inattentive on the roads. Drivers have a responsibility to drive at safe speeds at all times, as well as pay attention to their surroundings to ensure they do not harm pedestrians. For those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents, it’s important to seek help from a Texas wrongful death lawyer.

At Benton Law Firm, we do everything we can to help families who have lost loved ones file and win their wrongful death lawsuits. Despite the complexity of these cases, our wrongful death attorneys have the experience and resources necessary to go after all potentially negligent parties for damages and losses. If you or someone you know lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, contact us today at 214-219-4878.

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Disclaimer: The intent of this post is to provide general information to our readers and to help improve the safety and quality of life of those who live in our state. At the Benton Law Firm, we intend to honor those who are victimized in accidents across Texas. We aim to provide up to date information to the public surrounding these incidents in hopes of helping others to avoid becoming victims themselves or to know how to respond should a tragedy occur. Do not rely on any information within this post. Instead, seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional whenever necessary.

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