Tipton, MO (November 13, 2022) – A fatal truck accident occurred on Sunday evening in Moniteau County that claimed the life of a man and woman from California, Missouri. Calls for help came in surrounding the vehicle collision just before 7 p.m. on October 29.
Preliminary reports provided by authorities show that a 2017 Chrysler Pacifica was traveling on US Highway 50 as the vehicle attempted to make a left turn just 58 feet west of Cross Lane Road, it became involved in a collision with a 1998 Kenilworth GRAIN truck.
Two people inside the Chrysler, 79-year-old Richard Manning and 74-year-old Mary Manning, both suffered fatal injuries. The two victims were pronounced deceased at the scene by Moniteau County Coroner Brad Friedmeyer while at the scene of the crash.
At this time, the Missouri State Highway Patrol is actively investigating the collision.
Our condolences are with the families of Richard Manning and Mary Manning at this time.
Fatal Truck Accidents in Missouri
Each year, vehicle collisions in Missouri take the lives of more than 1000 people. Dealing with the sudden loss of a loved one as a result of an automobile accident is not something you are able to prepare for. The unfortunate truth is that is nearly impossible to prepare for the loss of a loved one as a result of a car crash. But when it happens, your family may struggle to deal with the overwhelming consequences.
If your loved one has died as a result of another person’s careless or negligent actions, you may be able to file a wrongful death case against the responsible driver. In order to win a wrongful death case, you will need to prove that the other party was at fault for the death of your loved one.
If you are successful in proving that the other party was at fault, you may be able to recover financial compensation for some of the damages that your family faces. This can include financial compensation for funeral expenses, burial fees, lost earning capacity, and more. Working with a wrongful death lawyer in Tipton can help to ensure that you are able to get justice.
Our truck accident lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience helping families pursue legal action after losing loved ones. Our team will fight to ensure your family is able to hold the person who is responsible for the death of your loved one into account. We will take the legal work off your shoulders, so you can focus on moving forward after enduring the sudden and unexpected loss of your loved one. Schedule a free consultation with our personal injury lawyers today by calling 816-888-8888 to get started on your case.
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