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Fiery Redding Collision Kills One

On Friday, November 27, 2020, one individual sadly lost their lives during a fiery Redding collision. The accident occurred in the early morning and involved only one pickup truck. At this time, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office is withholding the decedent’s identity until their family has received proper notification. A full-scale investigation into this crash is ongoing.

Redding Woman Fatally Injured During Oregon Car Accident

On Sunday, November 8, 2020, a woman from Redding, California, tragically passed away after being involved in an Oregon car accident. The woman has been identified by Oregon authorities as 63-year-old Cheryl Frank. According to details from the Oregon State Police (OSP), the crash involved multiple vehicles and happened in the morning on an icy road. In addition to Frank, several other people suffered injuries as a result of the incident.

Causes of Wrongful Death Claims

Injury lawyers know that there are several causes of wrongful death claims.   The term “wrongful death” means that an individual’s death was directly caused by the negligence or wrongful behavior of another person or business.  The death of a loved one always results in grief, but when it was caused by recklessness or carelessness, it can be even more difficult, sometimes resulting in what’s known as complicated grief.  

Shasta County Highway Crash Causes Deadly Injuries

One person tragically lost his life during a Shasta County Highway crash that took place on Friday, October 16, 2020. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) indicated that the collision happened on Highway 299 in a rural area to the east of Redding and involved two separate passenger vehicles. County authorities are still withholding the decedent’s identity. In addition to the decedent, two other people were hospitalized, and one dog passed away as a result of the collision.

Dangerous Pandemic Driving Skews Statistics

While the total number of traffic deaths in the United States dropped during the COVID-19 lockdown due to a reduction in overall traffic volume, the statistics for deaths per miles driven have spiked sharply.  This appears to be due to the fact that more drivers have been engaging in reckless behaviors such as speeding and driving under the influence.  

Highway 299 Rollover Crash Fatally Injures One

On Sunday, September 20, 2020, police located a vehicle after it had wrecked as the result of a fatal Highway 299 rollover crash. California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that one person was found fatally injured from the wreck. The identity of the decedent has not yet been released by county officials. Additionally, responders indicated that they were unable to determine whether or not any passengers were inside of the car at the time of the accident.

Man Identified Following Redding Area Car Accident

Monday, September 14, 2020, Shasta County officials released the identity of an elderly man who tragically lost his life in a Redding area car accident. The man was identified as 77-year-old John Franklin Stapp, a resident of the town of Palo Cedro. According to officials, the accident happened a couple of weeks earlier on Saturday, August 29, 2020, in the nearby area of Bella Vista. The cause of this crash remains under investigation.

Weaverville Man Dies During Highway 299 Crash

On Saturday, September 12, 2020, a man from Weaverville sadly lost his life as the result of a car accident on Highway 299. Trinity County Sheriff’s Department officials have since identified the decedent as 59-year-old David Knight. California Highway Patrol (CHP) indicated that Knight was the only individual involved in the accident, which took place near the small community of Big Bar and happened in the very early morning.

Two Individuals Die During Redding Plane Crash

On Thursday, August 27, 2020, a Redding plane crash fatally injured two people and caused another two individuals serious injuries. One of the decedents has been identified as Mike Garrett, the owner of Heavenly Donuts in Redding. The other decedent, as well as the two injured individuals, were not identified but were reported to be adults. An investigation into the cause of this plane crash is ongoing.

Redding Couple Fatally Injured During Lassen County Plane Crash

On Saturday, August 15, 2020, two people sadly passed away during a Lassen County plane crash. The decedents have been identified as 45-year-old Kevin Fore and 35-year-old Krista Holstrom, a couple from Redding. The Lassen County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) reported that the accident occurred in the afternoon not far from Susanville. The cause of the plane crash remains under investigation.

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