Sheboygan, WI (September 5, 2023) – Police in Sheboygan responded to the scene of an accident after a vehicle reportedly crashed into Lake Michigan on Monday night, September 4. One woman lost her life and another was sent to the hospital with injuries.
The vehicle was headed east on North Avenue when the driver failed to negotiate a curve near North 3rd Street. As a result, the vehicle left the roadway and entered the lake.
A woman from Sheboygan, age 37, suffered fatal injuries in the accident. Another woman, age 25, also of Sheboygan, suffered serious injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Authorities in Sheboygan continue to investigate the circumstances of the incident.
Our thoughts are with those affected by this fatal crash. We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Wisconsin Car Wrecks
No one ever wants to discover that their loved one has been prematurely taken from them due to a fatal auto collision. Sadly, this is a harsh reality faced by many people in the United States and in the state of Wisconsin. In 2022, statistics revealed that almost 600 individuals lost their lives in auto collisions in the Badger State. Many families may worry about how they will financially recover after losing a loved one in a severe accident. There are several options available to them at this time.
Yearly, nearly 40,000 people end up losing their lives in auto collisions across the country. The majority of these accidents are caused by negligent driving. Especially in the past decade, the actions of distracted drivers have contributed to more accidents than almost any other common crash contributor. Over 400,000 vehicle accidents are caused by distracted driving per year. Some other common forms of driver negligence include:
- Distracted driving
- Falling asleep behind the wheel
- Driving under the influence
If you have lost someone you love in a car crash caused by a negligent driver, your family is probably reeling with questions. Allow a skilled wrongful death lawyer to answer any/all questions you may have surrounding the passing of your family member and how you can financially recover. Though we know that right now is no time to think about money, unfortunately, it may become a priority. You may wonder how you can hold a negligent party responsible, as well as what deadlines need to be met for your wrongful death claim. If you have lost a loved one in an accident, you should speak with a Sheboygan wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
At Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., our attorneys are here to assist you and your family after you have sustained the enormous loss of a loved one in an accident. Proving fault in a fatal accident is not always easy, which is why we will provide you with the resources that you need to move forward. There are specific parties who are able to bring these claims and laws that must be followed, which is why you should always have legal help on your side. Please contact a wrongful death attorney at (608) 471-5365 to find out what options are available for you.
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