Kittanning, PA – Hunter McCloskey Killed in Fatal Truck Crash on US-422Pa Accident News
Kittanning, PA (January 8, 2023) – A man was killed and had been identified following a truck accident that took place in Kittanning on Sunday morning, January 8.
According to Indiana County officials, the accident happened around 12:58 a.m. at the intersection of US-422 and Red Mill Road. Police confirmed that a man was driving west in his Subaru WRX and making a left turn at the intersection. While doing so, he was struck in the rear by a pickup truck due to reasons that are not entirely known. His Subaru struck a row of rocks and then slammed into a utility pole.
Paramedics and several other local responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the Subaru, who was identified as 25-year-old Hunter McCloskey, was ejected from his vehicle. He was severely injured and was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. It is not known if anyone else was hurt in the accident.
Due to the severity of the collision, a large portion of the road was blocked in the area. This led to delays until the scene was cleared.
The investigation into the circumstances leading up to the collision continues.
We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim who lost his life in this accident.
Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania
Many people expect that they will never become involved in a Pennsylvania truck accident. However, this is the reality that far too many individuals face each year in Pennsylvania when the rules of the road are not obeyed. Heavy trucks account for approximately 5% of traffic-related accidents involving fatalities in Pennsylvania each year. In 2015, statistics showed that approximately 130 people were killed in fatal Pennsylvania truck accidents. If you have sustained the immense loss of a loved one, you should know that you have options. Speaking with an attorney can help you move forward during these difficult times.
The aftermath of a fatal truck accident is never an easy thing to face on your own. This is why it is imperative that you speak with a dedicated Kittanning truck accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident. While you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you should not have to deal with bills that keep piling up against you. You may be feeling stressed and alone after a fatal accident, which is why you should know where to turn. Speaking with a Kittanning wrongful death attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal truck accidents in Pennsylvania. Losing somebody close to you can leave you feeling helpless and alone, which is normal. Our attorneys are here to help you every step of the way during these difficult times. We will help you obtain compensation for some of the following aspects:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Pain and suffering
Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Kittanning at (215) 731-9900 to find out what we can do for you.
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Disclaimer: As well-respected members 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.