Bethany, MO – Gaige Sherer Loses Life in West 205th Ave
Bethany, MO (November 11, 2021) – An accident reported just southwest of Bethany claimed one man’s life, according to reports. At around 7:50 a.m., on November 10, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on West 205th Avenue (County Road 205).
Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 2004 Dodge Dakota was traveling north on West 205th Avenue during the morning hours. For unknown reasons, the vehicle collided with a John Deere 8345 farm tractor just .75 miles southwest of Bethany.
The driver of the Dodge, 22-year-old Gaige Sherer, sustained severe injuries in the accident. He was rushed to Cameron Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Gaige Sherer. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Missouri
Each year, car accidents impact the lives of more than 55,000 people in the state of Missouri. Although most people are left with severe injuries that require medical attention, some victims are unable to recover. Instead, they end up passing away as a result of injuries sustained in motor vehicle collisions caused by reckless drivers.
In Missouri, some of the leading causes of crashes include:
- Drivers who are distracted while operating their vehicles
- Drivers who are speeding
- Not seeing other vehicles in blind spots
- Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Drivers who fail to yield the right of way
Losing a loved one is difficult to deal with under any circumstance. Knowing that your loved one lost their life as a result of another driver’s actions just makes the situation even more upsetting. In some cases, surviving relatives can reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Bethany to see what legal options are available to them. You may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens your family faces moving forward after losing a loved one in an unexpected accident.
Bethany Wrongful Death Lawyers
We at Peterson & Associates, P.C. strive to help our clients move forward after being impacted by another driver’s negligence. When families lose loved ones, we strive to help them collect full and fair compensation to help reduce some of the stress they face moving forward. Our Bethany car accident lawyers provide trusted, effective, and aggressive legal representation for our clients while being compassionate and understanding to their individualized needs.
Our law firm is well-aware of the mental and physical struggles families face after being impacted by fatal collisions. The monetary consequences alone can make the process of moving forward difficult. Our lawyers are wholly committed to helping bereaved families maximize their financial recovery.
If you have lost a loved one due to a motor vehicle accident and would like to explore legal options available to you, contact our Missouri personal injury attorneys at (816) 298-8708 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we can help you.
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