Marana, AZ – UPDATE: Lynn Forsythe Killed in Pedestrian Crash at Aerie DrArizona Legal News
Marana, AZ (October 26, 2019) – A woman has died after she was hit by a car on Tuesday.
According to officials, Lynn Forsythe, 57, was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries where she later died, per a news release from the Marana Police Department. Shortly before 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, Marana officers and crews with the Northwest Fire District were dispatched to the crash, which occurred near North Aerie Drive and West Ina Road.
A witness said that a car was driving northeast from a business parking lot on Aerie Road and then struck Forsythe as she was walking west across Aerie Road in an “implied crosswalk” south of Ina Road.
Authorities say that the investigation is ongoing and no charges or citations have been issued at this time.
Our sincerest condolences go out to Lynn Forsythe’s family.
Fatal Pedestrian Collisions in Arizona
According to the latest estimates from authorities, more than 1,500 pedestrian-involved crashes occur in Arizona each year, resulting in more than 100 deaths. Victims are much more vulnerable to serious injury or death due to the nature of pedestrian accidents.
Whether it’s long-term injuries and medical costs or job loss and even death, these serious accidents can have unfortunate consequences for both victims and their families. But those affected by pedestrian accidents can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help. In some cases, a skilled lawyer can help victims seek the fair compensation they deserve.
Our accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience fighting for victims and their families and seeking fair compensation for those affected by accidents. Contact our car accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation today and learn more about your options.
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