Galveston, TX – Man Killed in Pedestrian Accident on I-45
Galveston, TX (August 29, 2019) – On August 28, at approximately 5 a.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of an accident in the 2200 block of Interstate 45.
According to police, a 56-year-old man was struck by a 2016 silver Chevrolet sedan as it exited the interstate at Farm to Market Road 646.
The man sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle remained on-site and cooperated with law enforcement.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Roughly every 30 hours, one pedestrian loses their life in an automobile accident across our state. Sadly, these accidents often leave families to suffer the unexpected and devastating loss of those taken away so suddenly.
Dealing with a tragic loss is difficult under any circumstance. Learning that a loved one dies as the result of another person’s negligent acts makes the situation even more difficult to accept. When victims are killed by negligent drivers, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
The Benton Law Firm’s pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas have over two decades of combined experience helping families move forward after these tragic incidents. Although we understand it is difficult for families to decide whether they want to file a legal claim, we believe families deserve to recover from the wrongful death of a loved one. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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