Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : December 12, 2019

Cherokee County, TX – Lanika Michelle Russell Struck & Killed on FM 346

Cherokee County, TX (December 11, 2019) – A pedestrian accident claimed one woman’s life on Sunday.

On December 8, authorities responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Farm to Market Road 346. Reports from the Texas Department of Public Safety indicate that around 10:08 p.m., a 1998 Chevrolet S-10 was being pushed by a driver and passenger in the southbound lanes of Farm to Market Road 346.

At the same time, 24-year-old Dakota Aaron Kinnett was traveling south along the roadway. Kinnett did not see the Chevrolet until he approached the vehicle in the roadway. Kinnett swerved his vehicle to avoid hitting the truck. Unfortunately, he struck one of the individuals pushing the vehicle.

The individual, who was identified as 35-year-old Lanika Michelle Russell, was rushed to a Tyler hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Lanika Michelle Russell. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas

Cherokee County, TX – Lanika Michelle Russell Struck & Killed on FM 346Every year, more than 600 pedestrians are tragically killed by reckless and careless drivers across our state. In countless cases, families are left to grieve the sudden and unexpected loss of their loved ones. When victims incur fatal injuries, due to the actions of other drivers, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas immediately to ensure their legal rights are protected.

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