Boone, NC (September 5, 2020) – Around 11 p.m. last night, September 4, a fatal pedestrian crash took place at an intersection in Boone.
According to authorities, a Frostburg couple was crossing the street at the intersection of East King Street and Appalachian Drive. The two victims were identified as 52-year-old Tracy Lindamore and 54-year-old Leroy Lindamore Jr.
Officers with the Boone Police Department confirmed that the two victims were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
The driver of the vehicle that struck the two victims was identified as 21-year-old Madison Mahagan who was traveling east on East King near the intersection when she struck the two victims. The two were in a designated crosswalk at the time.
Mahagan was charged by police with driving while impaired. Other charges may be coming.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrian accidents are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads and vulnerable to some of the most catastrophic injuries. Because pedestrians have no protection from harm, these accidents lead to fatalities far too often. In one recent year, approximately 102 people were killed in pedestrian accidents due to the negligence of others. Losing a loved one in one of these accidents can have an enormous impact on your life. When a loved one is unexpectedly killed in a pedestrian accident, it is imperative that you have the help of a wrongful death attorney by your side.
It is never easy to find out that a loved one has lost their lives in a horrific accident. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to the roads around them so that pedestrians are safe from harm. However, many drivers claim that they do not see a pedestrian in our roadway until it is far too late. Because of this, family members have the right to bring a claim against a negligent party whose actions have led to a fatal accident. As you grieve your losses, you should never have to worry about the bills that continue to pile up against you. Speaking with a wrongful death attorney in North Carolina is one of the best decisions that you can make.
Our pedestrian accident attorneys at Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA are here for you after you have lost a loved one in a serious collision. We will assist you every step of the way, from meeting filing deadlines to working with the insurance company to achieve the best results. If a pedestrian has been killed in an accident and you wonder where you can turn, it is essential that you speak with a knowledgeable attorney who will help you gain compensation. We are here for you every step of the way in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a North Carolina accident attorney who can assist you every step of the way at (252) 777-2222.
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