Austin, TX – Ana Argueta ID’d as TX-71 Crash Victim
Austin, TX (December 27, 2019) – Authorities have identified the female killed in the TX-71 pedestrian accident earlier this month.
On December 19th, at approximately 6:51 a.m., authorities were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on State Highway 71.
Reports from police indicate that 62-year-old Ana Argueta was attempting to cross in the 7600 block of TX-71, near Scenic Brook Drive, when she was struck by a Dodge Ram pickup truck.
Argueta sustained fatal injuries and was immediately declared deceased.
At this time, police are investigating.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Ana Argueta. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
More than 16 percent of all traffic-related fatalities across Texas each year are pedestrians. Although these individuals opt for a reliable and generally safer method of transportation, they stand little chance against motor vehicles in collisions. When victims incur fatal injuries in collisions, as a result of another driver’s reckless or negligent actions, it is imperative that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
The Benton Law Firm has over two decades of experience helping families recover the maximum amount of compensation available for funeral services, pain and suffering, and a number of other damages incurred after a tragic loss. Our pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas remain dedicated to helping those harmed get the justice they deserve for their loved ones so they are in the best position imaginable to move forward after a sudden and unexpected loss. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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