Walker County, TX – Victims Of Plane Crash In Walker County Identified
Walker County, TX (June 19, 2019) – On June 14, emergency crews and the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of an airplane crash in a wooded area of Walker County.
Reports from DPS indicate the single-engine Piper PA-28 suffered engine problems while in the air, which resulted in a crash.
The plane’s pilot, who was identified as 20-year-old Jay West III sustained injuries in the collision and was transported to Memorial Herman Hospital for treatment.
The passenger of the plane, who was identified as 20-year-old Kennedy O’Malley, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident.
Our thoughts are with Jay West III and his family at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Kennedy O’Malley. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Plane Crash In Texas
We are seeing an unfortunate increase in the number of plane accidents occurring across our state. Numerous victims are being injured and killed in these unimaginable incidents. Plane collisions are typically caused by pilot error, negligence, or defective parts. In any case, plane accidents often result in catastrophic or fatal injuries for those involved. When victims are killed in fatal collisions, it is imperative for their families to contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
Texas personal injury attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have extensive experience helping victims and their families get the justice they deserve. For nearly two decades, our team has fought aggressively to ensure families get the compensation they need to cover medical expenses, funeral arrangements, and other damages resulting from the accident. Contact our airplane accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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