Wagoner County, OK (December 13, 2022) – A truck accident took place on Monday in Wagoner County that claimed one man’s life. Just before 4 a.m., on December 12, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to the site of a traffic accident that occurred on US Highway 69.
According to law enforcement, 45-year-old Jeremy Daley was driving a Kenworth truck south on US Highway 69 when his vehicle became involved in a collision. The impact of the crash sent the truck off the roadway, where it collided with a utility pole and struck the embankment just north of West 80th Street.
Daley was fatally injured in the accident and pronounced dead at the scene.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is currently investigating the accident. No other injuries were reported.
Our condolences go out to the family of Jeremy Daley at this time.
Fatal Truck Accidents in Oklahoma
Truck accidents take the lives of countless people here in the state of Oklahoma each year. Unfortunately, fatal truck accidents in Oklahoma take place for a plethora of reasons. We see many people suffer fatal injuries in crashes as a result of drivers who are speeding, impaired, or distracted while operating their vehicles. A moment of inattention or negligence can have life-changing consequences for other people sharing the road.
If your loved one has died as a result of the fatal truck accident, your family may have legal options that can help you get justice. Filing a wrongful death claim can help your family recover financial compensation due to the negligence of another party.
To file a wrongful death claim, you will need to show that the truck driver’s negligence led to the death of your loved one. This can be done by presenting evidence such as the truck driver’s logs, testimony from witnesses, and expert opinions.
If you are successful in filing your wrongful death case, you may be able to recover compensation for various costs and losses you face, such as medical and funeral expenses, lost earning capacity, and more.
While no amount of money can ever make up for the loss of a loved one, filing a wrongful death claim can help you get the justice and closure you need after this tragic event.
Even though the state of Oklahoma provides you with a statute of limitations of two years from the date of the death to file a legal claim, it is important that you act quickly. Waiting can prevent you from getting the maximum amount of compensation possible for your case.
If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal truck accident in Oklahoma, it’s important to call our Wagoner County truck accident lawyers to protect your legal rights. With decades of experience, Goudarzi & Young can help you get the compensation you deserve. We offer a free consultation by calling our team at 800-256-5169.
Notes: Our team of dedicated writers created this post through the use of secondary sources; therefore, we have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this truck accident. If you locate incorrect information, please contact Goudarzi & Young, L.L.P. so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. This post will be removed if requested.
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