Whitney, NV - Deadly Pedestrian Crash at Tropicana Ave & Stephanie St

Whitney, NV - Deadly Pedestrian Crash at Tropicana Ave & Stephanie St

Whitney, NV (February 23, 2024) - On Wednesday night, February 21, a woman was killed in a pedestrian accident in the Whitney area. The fatal crash occurred at the corner of Tropicana Avenue and Stephanie Street late that night at around 7 p.m. The victim was traveling on foot when she was hit by an oncoming pickup truck.

Emergency crews were quickly dispatched to provide aid to the involved parties. The injured pedestrian suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The area was temporarily closed while emergency crews worked to clear the scene.

The victim was identified as an 82-year-old woman. No further information on the deadly pedestrian crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials, and more information will be provided as it continues.

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

Nevada Fatal Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian crashes can be quite severe, and unfortunately, fatal injuries are quite common when someone on foot is hit by a motor vehicle. Drivers often fail to pay attention to their surroundings and cause life-changing pedestrian crashes across Nevada, especially in Las Vegas. The state has a terrible reputation for pedestrian safety. In fact, almost 24 percent of roadway deaths in the state involve pedestrians. The majority of these accidents take place on city streets. You need to be sure that you can partner with a skilled lawyer if someone close to you is killed in a pedestrian crash in Nevada.

It is always challenging to lose someone close to you. Families are often overwhelmed by grief and have a difficult time processing their situation. It can be even harder to handle a deadly crash when you later find out that someone else’s reckless actions played a part. You need to make sure that you have someone helping you through the process after a deadly accident. You may be able to take legal action against the at-fault party in order to obtain at least a financial recovery. While nothing can ever bring back a deceased family member, the compensation you can recover in a wrongful death claim can help your family and surviving loved ones. You need to be sure you can discuss your situation with a trained attorney so you can have a strong understanding of your legal rights and situation.

The legal team at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. is ready to help you in the aftermath of a fatal pedestrian accident. Our legal team is here to support you however we can. Our Whitney wrongful death attorneys have helped families from all over the state pursue successful wrongful death claims, and we are ready to get to work on your case. If you are ready to get to work on your case, call our offices today at 775-227-2280. When you work with our skilled legal team, you can know that your case is in good hands.