Austin, TX – Pedestrian Killed in Accident on TX-71
Austin, TX (December 20, 2019) – On December 19th, authorities responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Texas Highway 71. According to reports, around 6:51 a.m., a pedestrian was attempting to cross the roadway, near Scenic Brook Drive, when they were struck by a motor vehicle.
The pedestrian incurred fatal injuries in the collision and was declared deceased at the scene.
At this time, the Austin Police Department is investigating the collision.
We would like to offer our 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
Each year, over 16 percent of fatal traffic-related accidents involve pedestrians. Claiming the lives of more than 600 people, these incidents often leave families devastated. When victims lose their lives in collisions, due to the negligent actions of others, it is crucial that their surviving relatives reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
For over two decades, The Benton Law Firm’s pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas have helped thousands of people collect full and fair compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they endure after a sudden and tragic loss. Our team fights diligently to ensure families are able to move forward after losing a loved one due to the negligent actions of another driver. Contact our Austin personal injury attorneys at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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