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Pedestrian Fatality Accident Reported on Park Drive

A pedestrian fatality occurred in Rocklin on May 18 when a vehicle struck a male. Witnesses of the fatal accident reported that the pedestrian attempted to get ducks out of the roadway when the crash occurred. The accident happened near the Park Drive intersection with Stanford Ranch Road at about 9:00 p.m., according to a spokesperson for the Rocklin Police Department

Whitney Ranch Parkway Accident Causes a Fatality and Multiple Injuries

A multiple-vehicle collision in Rocklin killed one person and sent three others to the hospital, including one individual with major injuries on October 19. The accident happened at the Whitney Ranch Parkway intersection with University Avenue around 8:45 a.m., according to the Rocklin Police Department. The individual who died because of the collision passed away while they were being transported to a hospital. The accident is under investigation by Rocklin police to determine how it occurred and to place fault.

Pedestrian Struck and Killed While Walking in the Roadway

A Rocklin pedestrian fatality occurred during the evening of March 18 after a male was hit by a vehicle. The accident happened around 8:30 in the evening along Lonetree Boulevard at Adams Drive, which is close to Blue Oaks Town Center. A report issued by the Rocklin Police Department said that the man was in the roadway walking when the fatal accident happened. 

Rocklin Teen Killed in Solo Vehicle Accident 

A solo vehicle accident in Rocklin recently cost the life of a young man. He was identified as 17-year-old Logan Rafter. Rafter had been hailed a Good Samaritan when he and his friends stopped to help four senior citizens who had an accident along Highway 65 just two months prior. Rafter was a senior at Rocklin High School. I would like to offer my prayers and sympathy to this young man’s family and friends for their loss.

March 2019 Rocklin Community Event Calendar

The weather is perking up across cities in California, and Rocklin is no exception. There are multiple days this month where the temperature is creeping back up into the ’70s, which is wonderful news for all residents. Don’t be the last one to catch up on all the community fun that is taking place under the sunny weather in Rocklin this month. Not sure what to do or where to go? Worry no further – I have made things easy for you by listing just a few of the many local events that are happening this month. All you need to do is read through them and select one that catches your eye.

rocklin motorcyclist accident fatality
Rocklin Motorcyclist Fatality – A Rocklin motorcyclist fatality occurred late on November 4 when a rider struck a parked car on Placer West Drive. Rocklin Police arrived at the scene, along with emergency medical personnel, who pronounced the 24-year-old male rider dead at the scene of the collision. The name of the rider is being withheld until family has been notified.

I want to extend my prayers and sympathy to the rider’s family and friends in their time of loss and sorrow.


Pedestrian Deaths Increase Nationwide

I’m Ed Smith, a Rocklin wrongful death lawyer. In the past several years, roadway safety has improved with the exception of pedestrians. While traffic deaths decreased for most other modes of transportation, there was an increase in pedestrian deaths by almost 25 percent.


Coping with Bereavement and Grief

I’m Ed Smith, a Rocklin Wrongful Death Lawyer.  It can be challenging to move on with your life while dealing with the death of someone you loved. Coping with death can be an emotional and  traumatic experience, and it is not uncommon for people to feel depressed and lonely during this time. The process of coping is different for everyone, however there are still a few basic guidelines and tips. Practicing these guidelines will help speed up your recovery with proper mental, emotional, and physical healing.

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