Victim Identified in Fatal Pedestrian Accident Near Modesto
I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto personal injury attorney. A woman was struck by a motor vehicle while walking in Modesto on the night of Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Sadly, the woman succumbed to her injuries at the scene.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and family of Miss Brown during this difficult time.
Crews from the Modesto Fire Department were dispatched to the area of a pedestrian accident along Tully Road at Morada Drive at approximately 10:35 pm. Upon arrival, crews found police performing life-saving measures on the injured pedestrian and took over patient treatment. An ambulance also arrived at the scene and performed a medical evaluation on the pedestrian. Unfortunately, medical responders pronounced the pedestrian deceased at the scene.
Identity of Victim
The victim of the pedestrian accident has been identified by the Stanislaus County Coroner’s Office as 31-year-old Amber Brown of Modesto.
What Caused the Accident?
Details surrounding the cause of the pedestrian accident are not yet known as an accident investigation is underway. The driver of the vehicle that collided with the pedestrian remained at the scene and was reported as cooperative in the investigation.
A wrongful death is generally defined as the death of an individual that was the result of another party or entity’s negligent actions. A wrongful death lawsuit can be filed against the negligent party by certain members directly related to the deceased under California Code for Civil Procedure section 337.60. Some of the damages that may be recovered in a wrongful death claim include the following:
- Loss of support and companionship
- Loss of consortium
- Burial and funeral costs
- Loss of future wages
- Loss of inheritance
- Medical bills accumulated prior to the victim’s passing due to the injury suffered
- Attorneys fees
Filing a wrongful death lawsuit can be extremely stressful and difficult without the assistance of an experienced wrongful death lawyer in Modesto. An attorney with years of experience can go over the details of your loss and decide the best way to proceed in obtaining fair restitution for your loved one’s death.
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Loved One Forever Remembered
Amber Brown was a beloved member of her family. She is remembered by those who surrounded her for her kind and beautiful soul. The loved ones of Amber Brown have created a GoFundMe account to cover her funeral and burial expenses.
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I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto personal injury attorney. Motor vehicle accidents involving pedestrians can result in serious or even fatal consequences. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, please call me at (209) 227-1931 for free, friendly advice. You may also contact me toll-free at (800) 404-5400.
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