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Pedestrian dies from injuries suffered after struck by car

A 37-year-old man was killed after walking in front of a 2004 BMW on Braddock Road in Fairfax, Virginia, recently. Authorities said the accident happened just before 10 p.m.

The driver of the BMW, a 71-year-old man, remained at the accident scene. Police didn't say if the driver will be charged with any crimes, although they did report that the pedestrian may have been drinking before the accident occurred.

Pedestrian vs. car accidents usually result in serious or even fatal injuries to the pedestrian. With the lack of protection, it's easy to see why this is so common. There is a lot of information about this accident that remains unknown, but police are still investigating the crash.

In accidents like this one, police will determine who was at fault. This determination is important, as a wrongful death case may be filed by the family of the deceased. If it appears that the police have erred, then an accident reconstructionist may be called in by the attorney handling the wrongful death case. This individual will look at all the evidence and determine who was at-fault. In some cases, this expert will come to an entirely different conclusion.

It can be difficult to move on after an accident claims the life of a loved one. This could be especially true in terms of financial standing. A successful wrongful death suit can help families who have lost a primary breadwinner start moving forward once again. While no amount of money will every replace or bring back a loved one lost in an accident, it can provide a stronger financial basis for the survivors.

Source: wusa9.com, "Man, 37, fatally struck by car in Fairfax area," Sep. 18, 2015

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