Smethport, PA – Clint Fenton Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Water StLaw Pa
Smethport, PA (July 31, 2020) – Yesterday morning, July 30, a man was killed in a pedestrian accident in Smethport.
The accident took place at 1:41 a.m., according to Pennsylvania State Police, on East Water Street when a vehicle struck a pedestrian near the Dugout Road area.
The victim has since been identified as 33-year-old Clint Fenton. He was taken to a local hospital but pronounced deceased while there.
The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene of the accident and cooperated with the police. They claimed that they did not see the victim until it was too late.
EMS crews assisted at the scene of the accident. The roadway was closed down in the area for a period of time.
No further details have been released. Police continue their investigation into the circumstances leading up to the collision.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pedestrians are known for being some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads. In 2018 alone, approximately 260 pedestrians lost their lives in horrific accidents due to the negligence of drivers. Far too often, drivers are not watching out for the well-being of these vulnerable parties on our roads. The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can impact many lives, especially when loved ones have lost somebody closest to them. The aftermath of a fatal collision can affect family members on both emotional and financial levels. It is important that they speak with an attorney who will stand by their side every step of the way.
Losing somebody you love might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever faced. As you grieve your losses, a variety of bills may continue to pile up against you, leaving you in a complex situation. You may find that you are eligible for a variety of aspects if you decide to file a Pennsylvania wrongful death claim with the help of a personal injury attorney. Some of these aspects include medical expenses your loved one incurred, lost wages from their missed time at work, funeral costs, burial costs, and pain and suffering. It is important that you have a legal advocate by your side who has handled claims like these in the past.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our skilled and resourceful Pennsylvania accident attorneys have helped many families with their wrongful death claims. We will ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve by helping you understand the legal system and helping you meet all deadlines that are required to be successful in your claim. You have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side every step of the way so that you and your loved ones never feel alone. If you have suffered traumatic losses and wonder what options are available for you, please contact an accident attorney at (215) 731-9900 for the assistance you deserve.
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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.