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July 16, 2022

Moultrie, GA – Romero Perez Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on First Ave SE

Moultrie, GA (July 16, 2022) – A man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident that took place on a roadway in Moultrie on Friday morning, July 15. 

According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened at 5:53 a.m. on First Avenue Southeast around the area of WMTM Road. A 2000 Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling in the area when the driver suddenly struck a pedestrian who was crossing the street. The driver of the pickup truck, identified as Erasimo Angel, did not realize that he struck a pedestrian right off the bat. He turned around and checked, finding that he struck the pedestrian. It was raining and dark at the time of the accident. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help. The pedestrian, who has since been identified as 49-year-old Romero Perez, was severely injured in the accident. He was tragically pronounced dead at the scene as a result. 

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for some time. Police did not say if any charges are to be expected at this time. 

No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. 

We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the pedestrian whose life was taken in this accident. 

Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia

Pedestrian accidents have been increasing on our roads over recent years in the state of Georgia. These accidents have been deemed some of the most severe accidents on our roads. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. In 2021, it was reported that approximately 348 people were killed in fatal pedestrian accidents in Georgia, with many others sustaining serious injuries. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal pedestrian accident, you should immediately speak with a dedicated attorney that you can trust. 

The loss of a loved one can affect your life in many ways. As you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should never have to deal with the stressful aftermath of a fatal pedestrian accident entirely on your own. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. This is why speaking with a Moultrie wrongful death attorney can help you during these complex times. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here for you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal pedestrian accident. The insurance company might try to do everything they can to keep you and your family from receiving the results that you deserve after an accident. Luckily, we will help you gain compensation for a wide array of aspects at this time, including the following: 

  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Loss of future earnings
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Moultrie at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have during these difficult times. 

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.