Oak Park, IL (December 27, 2019) – A woman was killed after being struck by a vehicle in the area of Oak Park, Illinois. The incident occurred early Thursday morning at around 8 a.m. at the intersection of Pleasant Street and Scoville Avenue. The victim has been identified as Karen Daniel, 62, of Oak Park.
Daniel was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The at-fault driver was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and failing to yield to a pedestrian. Authorities reported that the driver passed a sobriety test.
No other details are known at this time. Local authorities are currently conducting an investigation into the crash.
We would like to extend our condolences to the family of Karen Daniel at this time.
Illinois Pedestrian Accidents
Car crashes often result in severe injuries. When a pedestrian is involved in an accident with a motor vehicle, these injuries can be devastating. Sadly, many victims of pedestrian crashes suffer fatal injuries.
Across the country, pedestrian fatalities have been on the rise. In 2017, a pedestrian was killed nearly every 88 minutes. In some cases, surviving family members may be able to recover compensation with the help of an Illinois wrongful death attorney.
You need a law firm that can take over your case, allowing you to focus on your own recovery. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. believes in helping families who have recently lost a loved one in a sudden accident. Contact our offices today at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case.
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