Winfield, PA –Dean Dorman Killed in Fatal Motorcycle Accident on PA-204Law Pa
Winfield, PA (August 8, 2020) – For several hours on Thursday, a portion of PA-204 was closed down due to a fatal motorcycle accident in Winfield.
According to Snyder County officials, the accident took place when a 2019 Ford F-350 pickup truck was traveling south in the southbound lanes of PA-204 when the driver suddenly crossed the center line. The truck struck a motorcycle head-on.
The motorcycle was being operated by a 52-year-old man identified as Dean Dorman. Dorman was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Police confirmed that the accident took place at 7:54 a.m. and closed a large portion of the roadway in the area for a period of time. Police worked the scene of the accident for several hours.
No further details have been provided but the investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
Motorcycle accidents are some of the most horrific and catastrophic accidents on Pennsylvania roads. In fact, these accidents are known for being some of the most fatal collisions on our roads. These accidents make up approximately 2.7% of accidents that take place in the entire state of Pennsylvania, many of which lead to severe injuries and fatalities. In the blink of an eye, a victim’s life could be taken in a horrific accident. Many family members who suffer the loss of a loved one are left feeling confused and concerned about how they will move forward during these devastating times.
Motorcycle accidents are some of the most preventable accidents on our roads but still happen every year due to the negligence of others. Losing somebody you love in an accident can be an unexpected and traumatic experience. This unfortunate reality happens to many victims each year in the state of Pennsylvania. If you have lost somebody you love in an accident, it is essential that you speak with a Pennsylvania wrongful death attorney immediately.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our personal injury attorneys have completely dedicated ourselves to helping families who have lost a loved one in a life-altering accident. We believe that you are entitled to compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and more as you move forward. We will ensure that your rights are being protected every step of the way as you navigate the legal system. If you have suffered losses and wonder where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information on your legal options.
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