New Columbia, PA – Michael Dessino Killed in Fatal Crash on US-15Law Pa
New Columbia, PA (June 1, 2020) – Police confirmed that a man died after a fatal crash that took place on a major highway in New Columbia.
Police have identified the victim as 29-year-old Michael Dessino, who was pronounced dead at the hospital today after the accident that took place on Saturday, May 30.
The accident occurred at around 11:30 p.m. when Dessino’s vehicle was struck by another as the other driver was headed onto US-15 from Old Route 15.
Dessino sustained severe burns in the accident and was initially hospitalized.
Pennsylvania State Police continue their investigation into the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
Poor driving habits from other drivers lead to a wide array of fatal collisions in the state of Pennsylvania. In just one day’s time, three or more lives are taken throughout the entire state due to the negligence of others in car accidents. Losing somebody close to you unexpectedly can come as a surprise and leave you feeling helpless. It is important that you speak with a wrongful death attorney about your personal injury claim in Pennsylvania as you navigate the legal system and work on your recovery.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our car accident attorneys have handled an array of cases for families who have suffered due to reckless accidents. We understand how overwhelming it can be to lose somebody you love in an accident that was not their fault. Luckily, you have many rights to compensation. Please contact an accident attorney as soon as possible at (215) 731-9900.
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