Charlotte, NC (August 29, 2020) – On Thursday, August 27 at an unspecified time, a worker was killed at a plant in a fatal pedestrian accident.
According to authorities, 56-year-old Robert Sledzewski just got off of his shift at the Snyder’s-Lance plant and was headed to his vehicle in the parking lot. As he walked through a loading dock when he was struck by a truck.
Police confirmed that Sledzewski was walking through the dock when the truck driver made a turn into the loading dock to retrieve a trailer. The driver claimed that they never saw Sledzewski until it was too late.
The driver was not impaired at the time of the accident. Police confirmed that Sledzewski was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
No charges are currently pending but the investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrian accidents are notably the most catastrophic accidents on our roads. In just one recent year’s time, approximately 102 pedestrians were killed in these horrific and traumatic accidents due to the negligence of drivers. In many of these cases, drivers will claim that they never saw the pedestrian until it was too late. Family members may wonder what options are available after they have lost someone they love in a pedestrian accident. It is important to remember that you have options.
Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident is not an easy thing to experience. These accidents are typically preventable and drivers are repeatedly urged to pay close attention to the roads around them. You may be feeling confused and helpless as you navigate the legal system and work toward compensation on behalf of your loved one. As you grieve your losses, you should never have to worry about how you will cover financial aspects on your own caused by a fatal North Carolina pedestrian accident. If you have suffered losses, please contact a North Carolina wrongful death attorney who understands what is best when it comes to your claim.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our accident attorneys are here to help you protect your rights after you and your family have suffered such excruciating losses. We are here to help you every step of the way when it comes to your wrongful death claim. You may find that you are eligible for aspects like medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, funeral expenses, and so much more. If you have lost somebody close to you and wonder where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 for more information.
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