Weatherford, TX (March 10, 2020) – A fatal collision sadly claimed one victim’s life on Monday morning. At around 7 a.m., on March 9, authorities in Weatherford were called to the scene of a devastating collision in the 700 block of Santa Fe Drive.
Reports from the Weatherford Police Department indicate that a male pedestrian was attempting to cross the roadway, from the east side to the west side, when he was struck by a motor vehicle.
The 35-year-old male victim suffered extensive injuries and was rushed via Lifecare EMS to Medical City Weatherford. Unfortunately, he was declared deceased after arriving. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the male pedestrian as Matthew Cody Shurtleff, of Weatherford.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts and prayers are with them.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Pedestrian accidents claim the lives of more than 600 people across Texas annually. These preventable accidents often leave devastated families responsible for tens of thousands of dollars in expenses related to medical treatment and funeral services. When victims are killed in accidents as a result of another driver’s actions, their families should reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible to ensure their legal rights are protected.
Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at Rasansky Law Firm have over 25-years of experience helping families collect the maximum amount of compensation available for them after losing loved ones in tragic collisions we strive to provide aggressive and responsive legal representation to ensure those harmed obtain the outcome they expect for their claims. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 617-1816 to explore legal options available for you.
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