Marshfield, WI (September 24, 2023) – A woman lost her life in a fatal car accident in Marshfield. She was a 17-year-old student from Junction City, according to reports.
Sources said the collision occurred when the woman was on her way to school on Friday morning, September 22. At around 5:44 a.m., the incident occurred near the intersection of County Highway Y and Shady Road. Two cars crashed at the intersection, both coming to rest off of the roadway.
One vehicle was headed north on Shady Road while the other, operated by the victim, was headed west on County Highway Y. The victim was pronounced deceased at the crash scene.
The other driver was taken to Marshfield Medical Center with injuries of an undisclosed nature. Police in Wood County are currently investigating the circumstances of the collision.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim.
Wisconsin Car Wrecks
Numerous families are forced to face the difficult reality of a fatal crash every year in the state of Wisconsin. In 2022, over 600 people lost their lives in fatal traffic accidents. Thousands more suffered serious or even debilitating injuries that drastically affected their lives and that of their family members. An alarming fact related to these collisions is that the majority of them are preventable and caused by the actions of negligent drivers. If you or someone you love has recently been hurt in a traffic accident, and you believe that a negligent driver was to blame, you should contact an attorney as soon as you can. A lawyer can help you get financial compensation that can pay for all of the damages that stem from your or your loved one’s crash.
The only thing worse than suffering serious injuries in a collision is losing somebody that you love. An experience of this nature can totally upend your life, both financially and emotionally. You should be allowed to grieve the loss of your family member without having to worry about money. However, you may be forced to worry over funeral costs, medical bills, and more. With the help of an experienced legal advocate, you may be able to recover in several different ways. When you are able to pay for the financial aspect of your loved one’s crash, you may be able to better focus on your emotional healing and your family’s as well. For these reasons, speaking with a Mansfield wrongful death attorney is in your best interests.
Our attorneys at Zerbst & Kluck S.C. are here for you after you have lost a beloved member of your family in a car crash. Even if you believe that your family member may have been partially at fault for their accident, you may still be eligible to collect compensation that can help you during this difficult time. Some of the damages that may be able to be compensated for include:
- Medical expenses that your loved one incurred
- Loss of consortium or companionship
- Loss of financial support from a loved one
- Pain and suffering
Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney at (608) 471-5365 to find out what options are available for you.
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