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March 18, 2022

Marietta, GA – Update: Lauren Coyne Killed in Fatal Truck Crash on I-75

Marietta, GA (March 18, 2022) – On Thursday morning, March 17, a woman was killed in a truck accident that took place in Marietta.

According to Marietta Police, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-75 around the area of Delk Road. A 30-year-old woman identified as Lauren Coyne was traveling in the area when she suddenly lost control of her vehicle, causing it to rotate into other lanes of traffic. A tractor-trailer was traveling in the area and the driver did not see her vehicle in time. This caused the truck to slam into Coyne’s vehicle. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Coyne was severely injured and rushed to the hospital for treatment. She was tragically pronounced dead while there. 

The roadway was blocked in all lanes of traffic until approximately 6:30 a.m. Police quickly worked to clear the scene. 

No further details have been released but the investigation continues. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. 

Fatal Truck Accidents in Georgia

Truck accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents on Georgia roads. It is estimated that between 180 and 230 fatalities stem from Georgia truck accidents every single year. These accidents actually account for 14% of fatal accidents throughout the state. Trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, which means that these accidents are more likely to end in fatalities than many other accidents on our roads. These claims can very quickly become complex in nature. Because of this, you should always have the assistance of an attorney on your side moving forward. 

Losing somebody you love in a fatal accident can be a difficult thing to face. On top of this, truck accident claims are known for being highly complex. If you have sustained these immense losses, it can be beneficial to have the help of a Marietta truck accident lawyer on your side. Many different parties could prove to be liable for a truck accident claim, including some of the following: 

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Cargo loaders

If you have lost someone close to you in a truck accident, you should have the help of an attorney who will dedicate their lives to helping you through these challenging times. It is crucial that you speak with a Marietta wrongful death attorneyin your time of need. 

Marietta Truck Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you move forward after you have sustained the immense loss of a loved one in a truck accident. We understand how overwhelming a truck accident can be and offer our help and resources along the way. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of aspects. These include medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Marietta at (678) 832-0585 for more information on how we can assist 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.