Wolf Creek Twp, PA – Daniel Leinen Killed in Fatal Accident on I-80

Wolf Creek Twp, PA – Daniel Leinen Killed in Fatal Accident on I-80

Wolf Creek Township, PA (July 31, 2022) – One person was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident that took place in Wolf Creek Township on Sunday afternoon, July 29.

Pennsylvania State Police confirmed that the accident happened around 12 p.m. on I-80 around the area of the Grove City exit. Police confirmed that Daniel Lee Leinen was changing a tire on the driver’s side of his vehicle when a semi-truck ran into him. It is believed that the truck driver stopped at the scene.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The victim was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. It is not known if anyone else sustained injuries in the accident.

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.

No further details have been released but the investigation into the circumstances of the accident remains ongoing.

We offer our warmest condolences and sympathies to those who have lost a loved one as a result of this accident.

Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania 

Losing somebody close to you can be a devastating experience. Unfortunately, this is the reality that far too many people face every year in the state of Pennsylvania. In 2020, it was reported that approximately 1,129 people were killed in fatal car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. There are many reasons for these serious accidents, which include the following:

  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Speeding
  • Fatigued driving

7/31 Wolf Creek Twp, PA – Daniel Leinen Killed in Fatal Accident on I-80If you have lost someone close to you in a fatal accident, you should know that you have many options. It is important that you seek the assistance of an attorney who has handled one of these cases in the past.

The loss of a loved one can impact your life in many ways. If you have sustained these immense losses, you should have the help of a dedicated attorney on your side. Both car accidents and pedestrian accidents that lead to fatalities can impact you and your family’s life for years to come. You may have many questions that you cannot answer on your own after you have lost a loved one in an accident. You should speak with a knowledgeable Wolf Creek wrongful death attorney during these complex times.

At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents. We want you to receive the most favorable outcome so that you can move forward on both emotional and financial levels. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping you obtain the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial aspects. We will help you work toward compensation for aspects such as funeral costs, pain and suffering, lost wages, future loss earnings, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Wolf Creek at (215) 731-9900 for more information on how we can help you in your dire time of need.

Note: Independent sources were used to create this post including news stories, witness statements, social media posts, and first-hand accounts about the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident that are represented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you find incorrect information or would like the post to be removed, please contact us immediately.  We will correct the inaccurate information or will remove the post completely.

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.

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