Lake Dallas, TX –Workplace Assault on Swisher Rd Claims Life of Zach Johnson
Lake Dallas, TX (December 6, 2019) – A tow truck driver sustained fatal injuries on the job on Monday, December 2nd.
Authorities rushed to the scene of the fatal workplace incident at Best Western, located on Swisher Road in Lake Dallas.
According to reports, 24-year-old Zach Johnson was attempting to repossess a 2003 Nissan when the owner of the vehicle opened fire on him from his third-floor hotel room.
Johnson was rushed to a hospital in Denton but ultimately succumbed to his injuries.
The individual responsible, who was identified as 37-year-old Barry DeGeorge, was apprehended and charged with murder.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Zach Johnson. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Workplace Assaults in Texas
Assault is one of the leading causes of workplace injuries in the United States. Numerous people end up losing their lives in these horrific incidents while on the job. In some cases, property owners can be held liable for fatal injuries incurred by workers. If your loved one lost their life, due to the actions of another party, it is imperative that you contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
With over two decades of experience, The Benton Law Firm remains dedicated to helping grieving families recover after the sudden and tragic loss of a loved one. Our skilled and knowledgeable workplace accident attorneys in Texas strive to ensure families collect the maximum amount of compensation available to alleviate the financial burdens incurred after losing a loved one. Contact our Texas premises liability attorneys at (214) 219-4878 to explore legal options available for you.
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