Austin, TX – Rachelle Velin Covey Killed in E 51st St Crash
Austin, TX (November 21, 2019) – A pedestrian accident on East 51st Street claimed one victim’s life.
Just before 8:40 p.m., on November 14, emergency crews were called to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident in the 1100 block of East 51st Street.
According to reports, 48-year-old Rachelle Velin Covey was attempting to cross the roadway, when she was struck by a motor vehicle along the eastbound lanes.
Covey was rushed to Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas where she later succumbed to her injuries.
At this time, the collision remains under investigation by the APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Rachelle Velin Covey. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Each year, more than 600 pedestrians are fatally injured in traffic-related incidents across Texas. Many victims suffer these horrific injuries due to the actions of others sharing the road. When victims lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents, by no fault of their own, it is crucial that their surviving relatives contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible. Families may be entitled to compensation to cover medical treatment, funeral services, and other damages incurred from the loss of a loved one.
Our attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have over 20-years of combined experience helping families collect the maximum amount of compensation available after tragically losing a loved one in a motor vehicle accident. Contact The Benton Law Firm’s pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to meet with one of our reputable pedestrian accident attorneys to see how we can help you.
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