Clermont Co, OH – Owen Turner Fatally Struck on OH-125Ohio & Indiana Legal News
Clermont Co, OH (August 25, 2020) – A man was killed after being hit by a vehicle near Pierce Township on Saturday evening, August 22, on OH-125.
Initial reports from the Ohio State Highway Patrol revealed that 25-year-old Owen Turner from New Richmond, Ohio was walking along the highway when he was struck at around 9:18 p.m. The driver of the vehicle that hit Turner was later identified as 29-year-old Wade Shaffer from Amelia, Ohio.
Turner sustained life-threatening injuries and was flown by UC Air Care to a nearby hospital. A day following the accident, Turner was pronounced dead. No other injuries were reported.
At this time, no further updates on the accident are available. An ongoing investigation into the accident is being handled by the OHSP.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Owen Turner at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Cincinnati
Pedestrians who share the road with other vehicles are at greater risk of sustaining life-threatening injuries. In 2018, one pedestrian was killed somewhere in the country every 88 minutes on average. There were reported 145 pedestrian fatalities reported on Ohio roadways in 2017. That year, pedestrian accidents only accounted for less than 1% of crashes in the state, but pedestrian fatalities were involved in nearly 12.3% vehicle fatalities in Ohio. The vast majority of these deadly pedestrian accidents took place during the evening and away from intersections.
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An experienced Ohio wrongful death attorney can explain your rights and help you through the process of filing a Cincinnati wrongful death lawsuit to pursue the compensation that you deserve after the loss of a loved one. The legal team at the Green Law Firm is here to fight for your legal rights and make sure you get justice for your lost loved one while ensuring that the responsible party is held accountable. If you have lost a loved one due to another’s negligence, contact us today at (513)769-0840 to discuss your case with an attorney who cares.
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