Marietta, GA (December 22, 2022) – A pedestrian was killed in a fatal accident that took place last week in Marietta. Police have since identified the pedestrian who lost his life in this accident.
According to Marietta Police, the accident happened around 2:15 a.m. at the intersection of Cobb Parkway and Polytechnic Lane. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking in the area when he was suddenly struck by an 81-year-old Lawrenceville man inside a Ford Taurus. The driver of the Ford then fled the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has since been identified as 36-year-old Brandon Wynn, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Nobody else was hurt as a result of the accident.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time. Police have not said if the driver will be receiving charges.
No further details have been released, but the investigation into the collision continues.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim who lost his life in this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Pedestrian accidents have, unfortunately, been increasing on our roads in Georgia over the years. Hundreds of lives are taken in these horrific accidents each year due to the negligence of others. In just 2021 alone, it was reported that approximately 348 pedestrians were killed in accidents, and many others were seriously injured. Georgia actually ranks as one of the most unsafe states for pedestrians, who lose their lives within seconds due to accidents. If you have sustained the loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident, you and your family should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely in a fatal pedestrian crash. There is no doubt that you are feeling both overwhelmed by grief and sadness caused by the accident that took your loved one from you. As you grieve, you should not have to concern yourself with how you will keep up with the bills that keep piling up after an accident. It can be stressful to deal with a wrongful death claim, which is why speaking with a Marietta wrongful death attorney is necessary after an accident.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents throughout Georgia. After your sudden loss, we want to make things right for you and fight for you every step of the way. We will help you obtain the compensation that you deserve for some of the following aspects:
- Medical bills
- Lost income and future lost wages
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of companionship
You should not have to face a wrongful death entirely on your own. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Marietta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do for you at this time.
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