Kenosha, WI (July 31, 2023) – A fatal truck accident claimed the lives of two young adults in Kenosha on July 28. Just before 3:30 a.m., the vehicle collision occurred on 75th Street.
Reports from authorities show the crash happened when a red pickup truck crashed into Play it Again Sports in the 4000 block of 75th Street. Five individuals were inside the vehicle at the time, four of whom suffered serious injuries.
Despite efforts made by emergency personnel, two of the victims lost their lives at the crash scene. They were identified as Dylan Zamora, 22, of Kenosha, and Jenna Barrette, 21, also from Kenosha.
The driver, age 20, is in critical condition along with a 21-year-old passenger. A 22-year-old was taken to a local hospital for treatment and was released shortly after.
The Kenosha Police Department continues to investigate the details of this accident.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased victims. We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.
Wisconsin Truck Accidents
Truck accidents are often some of the most catastrophic accidents that happen on the roadways in Wisconsin and throughout the United States. This is mostly due to the fact that trucks are often much larger and heavier than average passenger vehicles. In Wisconsin, in 2018, 73 individuals lost their lives in truck accidents in 2018. Truck drivers are expected to be extremely well trained and highly experienced in order to avoid dangerous situations that may potentially lead to accidents, however, truck collisions occur every single day. Unfortunately, these accidents often occur due to driver negligence, whether it be the fault of the truck driver or another irresponsible individual.
If you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident, speaking with a trusted legal advocate about filing a wrongful death claim is always in your best interest. Especially if you believe their accident was preventable and caused by negligence, you may be eligible to collect financial compensation for the losses and damages that resulted from their accident. Losing a loved one in a fatal truck collision can be an extremely trying experience. You may be grieving the life of your family member, which can place you in a challenging position while you are forced to worry about expenses that may be piling up against you. You will most likely have legal questions after you’ve lost your loved one, such as how to determine liability in their accident and whether there are any important deadlines that must be met in order to successfully file a wrongful death claim.
Talking to a wrongful death attorney in Kenosha as soon as possible is a smart move if you wish to collect financial compensation. Compensation can help you pay for funeral and burial expenses, lost wages, pain, suffering, emotional turmoil, and more. Our lawyers at Zerbst & Kluck, S.C. are here for you during this difficult time. We understand the overwhelming feelings you may be dealing with and will work to remove any financial burdens you may be facing so you can focus on yourself and your family during this time. Our lawyers are extensively experienced in handling these types of claims and will do everything in our power to help you get the maximum compensation available for your damages.
Contact our law firm at (608) 471-5365 for more information on how we can help you to financially recover.
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