Emory, TX – Gary Michael Bishop Killed In Pedestrian Crash On SH-19
Emory, TX (August 12, 2019) – At approximately 6:15 a.m. on August 12, the Texas Department of Public Safety received a notification surrounding a motor vehicle accident on State Highway 19.
Investigative reports surrounding the incident show that 43-year-old Laura J. Fair was traveling south on State Highway 19 in a 2017 Dodge Charger when she struck 62-year-old Gary Michael Bishop in the roadway as he crossed from east to west.
Bishop, who was performing his duties as a sanitation worker in the area, incurred fatal injuries in the incident and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Gary Michael Bishop. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
Being killed in an accident while on the job can have a devastating impact on families. Sadly, countless victims lose their lives performing work along roadways throughout our state annually. Unfortunately, the human body stands very little chance against motor vehicles, especially those traveling at increased rates of speed.
When victims incur fatal injuries in collisions, they often leave behind friends and family who are devastated. Dealing with the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one is difficult under any circumstance. Finding out that your loved one died due to the negligent acts of another driver just makes the situation even more unbearable. In many cases, surviving relatives can contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to get the justice they deserve.
For nearly two decades, Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have helped countless victims and their families get the justice and compensation they deserve for the fatal accident of a loved one. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to explore legal options available for you.
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