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July 19, 2022

Rome, GA – Jeremy Crump Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on US-27

Rome, GA (July 19, 2022) – A man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident that took place on a highway in Rome on Monday night, July 18. 

According to Rome Police Department officials, the accident happened at 9:50 p.m. on US-27. Police determined that 45-year-old Jeremy Paul Crump was walking in the northbound lanes of traffic around the area of Greeson Street. At the same time, a driver was traveling in a GMC Yukon in the area and struck the pedestrian. The driver of the vehicle allegedly remained at the scene of the crash. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Crump was severely injured as a result of the accident and tragically pronounced dead at the scene. Nobody else was hurt as a result of the accident. 

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time. At this time, nobody has received charges for their role in the accident. 

The investigation into the circumstances leading up to the accident remains ongoing. 

We offer our warmest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim at this time. 

Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia

Walking is not only a great way to exercise but also a great way to get from one area to the next. However, with being a pedestrian comes many trials and tribulations. One of these is the fact that you could become involved in a pedestrian accident with a passenger vehicle, which can lead to extensive damages. Hundreds of victims lose their lives in pedestrian accidents throughout Georgia every year. In 2021, it was reported that approximately 348 people were killed in fatal pedestrian accidents within the state. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

Facing the loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in many ways. It can feel like your life has stopped or has been turned upside-down due to the loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident. You are likely feeling depressed and confused. As you are grieving your immense losses, you should not have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up against you. You should be prepared to speak with a Rome wrongful death attorney in your dire time of need. 

If you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident, our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you. Our attorneys have years of experience handling these cases and will stand by your side when you need us the most. We will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects, including the following: 

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

You should not have to stand alone after you have lost someone close to you in a pedestrian accident. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Rome at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you. 

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.