Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : June 27, 2019

League City, TX – River Russell Hit & Killed By Car On FM 270 South

League City, TX (June 26, 2019) – On Monday, June 24, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident on Farm to Market Road 270 South.

According to reports, League City Police found a 19-year-old male, later identified as River Russell, lying in a ditch near the 1800 block of FM 270 South.

Russell’s belongings were scattered across the roadway as he is believed to have been struck by a motor vehicle between 2:45 a.m. and 3:50 a.m. early Monday morning.

Russell was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of River Russell.  Our thoughts are with them at this time.

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League City, TX – River Russell Killed In Crash On FM 270 SouthEvery year, thousands of pedestrians are injured in motor vehicle accidents across Texas. Sadly, over 600 of those injured end up passing away due to the severity of their injuries. When teens are victims of these horrific incidents, they often leave behind parents and family members who are devastated by their loss. When victims lose their lives due to negligent or reckless drivers, surviving relatives should contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.

Over the years, Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have helped countless families get full and fair compensation to cover medical expenses, lost wages, and various other damages incurred from the loss of a loved one. Although we understand it is difficult for families to decide whether they should file a legal claim, we firmly believe those harmed deserve to recover from the wrongful death of a loved one. If your loved one died as the result of a negligent driver, contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.

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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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