Troy Township, OH (June 24, 2023) – A 44-year-old woman lost her life as a result of a truck accident that took place in Delaware County on Friday, June 23.
Just before four p.m., the Ohio State Highway Patrol was called to the scene of a crash on US Route 23.
Reports show that a semi-truck and one other vehicle collided at the intersection of US Route 23 and Erwin Road. The incident caused significant damage to the second vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle, identified as a 44-year-old woman from Delaware, was fatally injured. She was pronounced deceased at the scene.
No other injuries were reported in the crash.
At this time, the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating.
Losing a loved one is never easy, but losing them in a tragic accident is devastating. Fatal truck accidents are, unfortunately, common occurrences on our roads and highways. In addition to the emotional toll it takes on their family and friends, there are also financial burdens that often come with such an unexpected loss. If your loved one was killed in a truck accident, you may be able to recover compensation for some of the damages that you face.
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It’s important to remember that every case is different, and determining what damages are available requires careful consideration of many factors. Seeking guidance from an experienced fatal truck accident attorney will help ensure that you receive fair compensation for your losses following this kind of tragic event.
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