Imperial, PA – Daniel Grennell Killed in Pedestrian Crash on William Penn Hwy

Imperial, PA – Daniel Grennell Killed in Pedestrian Crash on William Penn Hwy

Imperial, PA (August 29, 2020) – This morning around 12:48 a.m., a man was tragically killed in a fatal pedestrian crash on a highway in Imperial.

State Police confirmed that the accident occurred on the William Penn Highway when 35-year-old Daniel Grennell was walking on the highway over the Steubenville Pike overpass. The roadway was wet at the time and Grennell was walking alongside one of the lanes of traffic when he was struck by the vehicle.

The vehicle that hit him was a pickup truck traveling eastbound in the area. The driver of the truck, who has not yet been identified, remained at the scene of the accident to cooperate with the police. He was not injured and has not received any charges at this time.

Grennell was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident due to traumatic injuries.

Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Daniel Grennell at this time.

Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania 

Imperial, PA – Daniel Grennell Killed in Pedestrian Crash on William Penn HwyIn 2018, approximately 260 pedestrians were killed in horrific accidents in the state of Pennsylvania. Drivers are expected to pay close attention to the roads around them but do not always do so even though pedestrian’s lives are at risk. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident may come as an unexpected surprise and leave you and your family feeling alone and helpless during these challenging times. If you have lost somebody close to you and believe that another party is at fault, it is important that you seek the help of an attorney who has handled these claims in the past.

No amount of money can bring back a loved one but, sometimes, receiving compensation for your losses can help you get back on your feet. Grieving the loss of a loved one might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever endured. It can be difficult to deal with the financial aspects of an accident on your own. Luckily, with the help of a Pennsylvania wrongful death attorney by your side, you can gain compensation for an array of aspects including medical expenses your loved one incurred, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. If you have lost a loved one in an accident that is not your fault, you should always have options. You can find out what types of practice areas we handle at

Our personal injury attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here for you in your time of need. We understand how challenging it can be to face the aftermath of a collision on your own. The legal system can be complex at times and leave you feeling helpless. We believe that you should never have to stand alone after an accident that is not your fault. We will help you gain compensation so that you can focus on your emotional recovery during these difficult times. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney at (215) 731-9900 for more information on your options moving forward.

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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.