Austin, TX – James Lee Beasley Killed in E William Cannon Dr Crash
Austin, TX (November 27, 2019) – On November 21, authorities responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the 800 block of East William Cannon Drive.
According to reports, 55-year-old James Lee Beasley was attempting to cross the roadway when he was struck by a gold 2006 Mercury Mariner, which was traveling west.
Beasley sustained fatal injuries and was declared deceased at the scene of the accident.
At this time, the Austin Police Department’s Vehicular Homicide Unit is investigating.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of James Lee Beasley. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
More than 600 people lose their lives in pedestrian accidents across Texas annually. These incidents account for approximately 16% of all traffic-related fatalities we see each year. Unfortunately, those traveling by foot are at an increased risk of fatal injuries. In some cases, surviving relatives can contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
The Benton Law Firm has over two decades of combined experience helping accident families get the justice they deserve after losing a loved one in a tragic collision. Our team fights on behalf of grieving families to ensure they collect the maximum amount of compensation obtainable for funeral services, lost wages, and more. If your loved one lost their life in a tragic collision, due to the actions of another person, contact our Austin pedestrian accident attorneys at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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