Danville, PA – Gloria Hutchinson Killed in Pedestrian Accident on PA-54Law Pa
Danville, PA (October 20, 2020) – Around 7 a.m. on Tuesday morning, October 20, a woman was killed in a pedestrian accident in Danville.
According to police, the accident occurred on PA-54 around the area of Montour Street. It was determined that 28-year-old Gloria Hutchinson started to cross the eastbound lanes of the street when she was struck by a silver 2010 Dodge Dakota near the local Sunoco station.
Police confirmed that the driver of the Dodge was identified as 25-year-old Frederick Wagner.
Police and paramedics attempted to save Hutchinson’s life but she was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Both eastbound and westbound lanes of traffic were closed down until approximately 9:15 a.m.
An investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most devastating accidents that occur on our roads. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm when they are involved in an accident with a motor vehicle. In 2014 alone, it is estimated that approximately 166 pedestrians lost their lives in accidents within the entire state of Pennsylvania. Losing a loved one as a result of a pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever dealt with. It is essential that you have legal help on your side every step of the way after an accident.
Losing somebody you love in a pedestrian accident might be one of the most catastrophic and devastating things that you and your family have ever dealt with. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you can move forward on a financial level. Many families are left with a wide array of questions after a pedestrian accident that is not their fault. You may wonder what deadlines you will have to meet and how you will deal with the insurance company. It is important that you act quickly to obtain the help you deserve from a Pennsylvania wrongful death attorney.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our Pennsylvania accident attorneys are here to help you through one of the most challenging times in your life. We understand that nothing is as overwhelming as losing somebody you love in a collision that is not their fault. Pedestrian accidents can impact you both emotionally and financially. It is important that you have an attorney on your side who has handled claims like these in the past. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options you have.
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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness members of our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.