Jasper Co, MS – Vincent Pruitt Killed in Two-Car Accident on MS-15Mississippi Legal News
Jasper Co, MS (September 23, 2021) – On Monday, September 20, a Laurel man was killed and two others injured in a car crash in Jasper County.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol indicated that the accident occurred at around 4:44 p.m. Two vehicles reportedly collided on MS-15 near County Road 8. Local reports revealed that 45-year-old Loretha N. Keyes of Raleigh was traveling northbound on the highway in a 2012 Kia Forte.
Keyes crashed head-on with a 2018 Hyundai Elantra driven by 21-year-old Dajuana L. Pace-Anders of Stringer. A passenger of the Kia, 45-year-old Vincent Pruitt, sustained fatal injuries in the accident. Keyes and another passenger were airlifted to a local hospital for treatment.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Vincent Pruitt at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Mississippi Fatal Car Crashes
In Mississippi, automobile accidents are the leading cause of death and serious injury. When it comes to driving, many people have a terrible reputation for being irresponsible. In a variety of ways, drivers endanger themselves and others. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Mississippi has one of the highest annual traffic-related fatality rates in the country. Mississippi residents are more likely to be critically injured in an accident than residents of other states. More than 22% of drivers in the state were discovered to be driving without wearing a seat belt.
A wrongful death case can be used to recover funeral and burial costs, medical expenses, emotional pain, and other damages incurred as a result of the tragedy. When a loved one is killed as a result of someone else’s negligence, the next step is to file a wrongful death lawsuit to seek just compensation. Wrongful death lawsuits are notoriously tough to win. Having a knowledgeable Jasper County car accident attorney on your side could be quite beneficial.
If a loved one was killed in an accident that may have been avoided, contact a wrongful death lawyer in Jasper County as soon as possible. Examine your lawyer’s credentials to determine whether or not he or she has the experience you require.
Jasper County Auto Accident Lawyers
The psychological effects of losing a loved one should be understood by everyone. After a wrongful death, the speed with which debt can accumulate can be frightening. Germany Law Firm PLLC has been handling wrongful death cases for many years. For our clients, compensation is critical.
If you have been injured or lost a loved one as a result of someone else’s irresponsibility on the road, do not hesitate to contact a Jasper County personal injury lawyer. Call us at (601) 487-0555 right now.
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Disclaimer: At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, we provide the information found in these accident reports as a resource for families who have been in similar situations and to raise awareness about the dangers of driving. We would also like to honor the victims who have been injured or lost their life as a result of a Mississippi accident and hope that the information reported will help prevent future accidents. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.