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Reno, NV - Pedestrian Fatally Struck at Virginia St & Crummer Ln

Reno, NV - Pedestrian Fatally Struck at Virginia St & Crummer Ln

Reno, NV (February 24, 2024) - On Friday night, February 23, a pedestrian was killed after being hit by a motor vehicle in the Reno area. The deadly accident took place at the corner of S. Virginia Street and Crummer Lane that night at around 6:50 p.m. The victim was traveling on foot at the intersection when they were struck by an oncoming driver.

Emergency responders were dispatched to provide aid to the involved parties and assist at the scene. The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The victim was later pronounced dead.

The identity of the deceased has been withheld. The driver involved remained at the scene and cooperated with responding officials. No additional information on the deadly crash is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing accident investigation.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada

Pedestrians are always at risk when sharing the road with motor vehicles. Nevada has a particularly high rate of pedestrian deaths. A study from the Nevada Office of Traffic Safety (NOTS) found that an estimated 24 percent of roadway fatalities in the state involve pedestrians. A total of 380 pedestrians were killed across the state in a recent five-year period. That is nearly 76 pedestrian deaths taking place each year. Pedestrians continue to be involved in a substantial number of serious crashes across the state, and it is important that you are able to partner with a trained attorney if you lose someone in a deadly accident.

It is never easy to deal with the loss of someone that was close to you. It can be hard to pick up the pieces after a deadly accident, and it is common for the damages to fall on the surviving family members. You need to be sure that you are able to protect your legal rights by working closely with a trained personal injury lawyer. Your very way of life can be on the line after a serious crash, and you need to be sure that you can get the compensation you are owed. Your very way of life can be at risk, and you need to be sure that the at-fault party is held responsible for their actions.

Wrongful death claims are some of the hardest pieces of litigation we handle at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. We understand you are going through a difficult time, and we want to do everything we can to help. Our team of Reno wrongful death lawyers can help you pursue a strong case to make sure that the at-fault party is brought to justice. We have a proven track record of helping grieving families pursue full and fair compensation after a deadly accident. If you are ready to get to work on your case, we are just a phone call away. Contact our law offices today at 775-227-2280.

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