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Enigma, GA – Boy Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident at Paradise Public Fishing Area

Last updated Friday, February 3rd, 2023

Enigma, GA (February 2, 2023) – Around 7:45 p.m. on the evening of Saturday, January 28, a boy was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Enigma. According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened in the area of the Paradise Public Fishing Area. Police confirmed that two teens were riding on top of a vehicle in the area when they were on a fishing trip. The teens fell out of the vehicle, which stopped after running over one of the teens.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Berrien County responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. The 15-year-old boy, who was run over, was rushed to the hospital with traumatic injuries but was tragically pronounced dead while there. The other teen, identified as a 16-year-old boy, sustained a skull fracture and was also hospitalized.

Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the area was blocked off following the accident. It is not known if the driver of the involved vehicle is going to receive charges for their role in the accident.

No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

We offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost in this horrific accident.

Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia 

2/2 Enigma, GA – Boy Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident at Paradise Public Fishing AreaPedestrians have very few protections from harm, which means that they can be seriously injured or killed in an accident. Drivers are expected to always be aware of pedestrians around them so that these catastrophic accidents can be prevented. In 2021, it was reported that approximately 348 people were killed in fatal Georgia pedestrian accidents.

Losing somebody close to you in an accident can be a difficult thing to endure. If you and your family have sustained these immense losses, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust. Losing somebody close to you in a fatal collision can leave you and your family feeling helpless and alone.

As well as the many bills that are piling up against you and your family, you will also have a variety of emotions to face. As you are grieving, you should not have to worry about financial aspects. Bringing a wrongful death claim can be a complex matter, which is why you should always have legal help on your side. Speaking with an Enigma wrongful death attorney can help you through these challenging times.

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to assist you and your family after you have lost a loved one in a Georgia pedestrian crash. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the Georgia legal system. Our attorneys will ensure that you receive the compensation you are eligible for, such as some of the following damages:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income and future lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Funeral and burial expenses

Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Enigma at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options are available for you in your time of need.

Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident; therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.

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