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Aftermath of 4th of July leaves pedestrian accident victim dead

Every year, car accidents following Fourth of July parties claim many lives nationwide. Typically, a large number of these accidents involve pedestrians. In Colorado, a car struck a visitor from another state in a pedestrian accident that caused his death.

Police in Westminster reported that they were called to the scene of the accident in the very early hours of July 5. They arrived to find the critically injured victim and no car. The 24-year-old man was rushed to the hospital, but he did not survive. Life support machines kept him alive until his lungs, liver and heart could be removed for donation.

Police identified a driver whom they suspect of striking the pedestrian. They also believe the driver and her passenger -- who was charged as an accessory -- returned to the scene during the investigation. The driver was charged with leaving an accident scene without rendering aid to the injured victim or calling the police. Further charges involve her revoked driver's license and the fact that they believe she tampered with evidence.

Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident typically leaves surviving family members with many questions -- especially if the driver fled the scene of the crash. In this case, the alleged hit-and-run driver was arrested, and a wrongful death claim can be filed against her in a civil court. In a case in which the driver is not located (though most hit-and-run drivers are apprehended), a Colorado personal injury attorney can also help a deceased victim's surviving family pursue insurance claims through any applicable homeowners or motor vehicle insurance policies covering the victim.

Source: kdvr.com, "Suspects arrested in deadly pedestrian hit-and-run", Sarah Schueler, July 10, 2017

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