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Orangevale Teenager Struck on Hazel Avenue

A pedestrian death occurred in Orangevale on April 10 during the early morning hours after a teenager was struck by a vehicle. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the male teen was reported to be running across southbound Hazel Avenue at the intersection with Oak Avenue at about 6:00 in the morning when he was hit. The minor was pronounced dead by emergency responders at the accident site. He was later identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office as a 13-year-old resident of Orangevale.

Orangevale Accident Fatality Near Madison and Maine Avenues

A vehicle accident fatality was reported on January 12 when a car crashed into a fire hydrant in Orangevale near Madison and Maine avenues. Officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP), Sacramento Police Department, and the Sacramento Fire Department responded to the call, which came in at about 1:30 in the morning. One person in the vehicle fled, leaving behind four others, three injured and the person who died at the scene. The three who were injured in the crash suffered injuries described as moderate to minor. They were transported by emergency responders to nearby hospitals for treatment and additional evaluation of their injuries. The CHP is investigating the case.

Ways to Prove a Wrongful Death Case

When someone in your family dies because of someone’s negligence, you might want to file a wrongful death case against the other party. This can address the burden of financial loss associated with the person’s death. However, it can do nothing to deal with the grief you are feeling. The decision to file a wrongful death case is coupled with the necessity of proving it was due to an error on the part of another. In order to do this, you must satisfy certain elements. Let’s look at the legal elements required to show a loved one’s death was wrongful. Some may seem obvious but all are necessary.


Common Carrier Wrongful Death Claims

I’m Ed Smith, an Orangevale wrongful death lawyer. A wrongful death in the family can happen when someone dies as a result of negligence or intentional act. A wrongful death can also occur through common carriers such as buses and trains when the operator or company is found to be negligent, and a passenger dies as a result.

Crash Involving Tree Kills Orangevale Man

Orangevale Man Killed in Car Accident

It appears that alcohol played a role in a fatal crash involving an Orangevale man and a large tree.

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