Hays County, TX – 15-Year-Old Drowns At Five Mile Dam On Old Stagecoach Rd
Hays County, T X(June 27, 2019) – On June 26, just after 2 p.m., emergency crews were called to the scene of an incident at Dudley Johnson Park located at 4444 South Old Stagecoach Road.
According to reports, a 15-year-old boy was swimming in the area when he went missing. The San Marcos Area Recovery Team (SMART) reported to the scene and found the body of the deceased boy in the water where witnesses report seeing him last.
The incident remains under investigation at this time by the San Marco’s Sheriff’s Office.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the victim who lost his life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Premises Liability In Texas
In Texas, people who own property that is available for public use are required by law to maintain a premise that is safe for guests. Unfortunately, far too many property owners negligent to realize that their actions have a negative impact on others until it is too late. Sadly, countless people lose their lives annually in drowning incidents due to a lack of security. When victims die as the result of a property owner’s inactions, it is crucial for surviving relatives to contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
Over the past two decades, Texas premises liability attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have helped numerous families get the justice they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. We understand so many people utilize public areas under the assumption that it is safe to do so. Unfortunately, too many people are let down by others. Instead, people continue to lose their lives due to the negligent acts of others. If your loved one died in a drowning accident on another person’s property, contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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