Amarillo, TX – David Soto Killed In Deadly Auto-Pedestrian Crash On E Amarillo Blvd
Amarillo, TX (July 8, 2019) – Local police have reported the identity of a man who was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident involving multiple motor vehicles. The crash happened on the 3500 block of East Amarillo Blvd. on Sunday, July 7th.
Authorities identify the man as 66-year-old David Soto of Amarillo. Soto was reportedly walking when he was struck by a pickup truck and then ran over by another vehicle.
Paramedics pronounced Soto dead at the scene of the accident.
No other details are currently available, and the crash is under investigation by local authorities.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of David Soto at this time.
Auto-Pedestrian Collisions in Amarillo
In the state of Texas, there were a reported 263 deaths in the first six months of 2017. This gives Texas the 13th highest rate in the nation regarding pedestrian fatalities. Texas is one of the four states that account for 43 percent of all total pedestrian deaths in the country, with pedestrian fatalities accounting for 16 percent of all deadly car crashes. This is an increase of 11 percent from previous years.
The Benton Law Firm’s team of Dallas area pedestrian injury lawyers understand pedestrian crashes are particularly severe and can result in the loss of a loved one. Please, give us a call at (214) 777-7777 if you have lost someone dear to you in a deadly auto-pedestrian accident.
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