Pontotoc, MS – Fatal Collision on US-278 Takes a LifeMississippi Legal News
Pontotoc, MS (December 16, 2019) – Around 7:15 p.m. on the evening of Saturday, December 14, a fatal collision took the life of one victim on US-278.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol was called to the scene of the collision, which took place in Pontotoc. The victim was identified as 37-year-old Sarah Gunnels.
Police claim that a driver was headed on US-278 in a Mustang when they left the roadway, flipping several times.
Gunnels was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision while three passengers were injured.
No further details have been released but police continue their investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
Hundreds of lives are taken in fatal accidents throughout Mississippi in one year’s time. These accidents happen commonly due to reasons like distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. Nothing is more traumatic than the aftermath of a collision where a loved one’s life has been taken, leaving a family with few options. It is essential that family members speak with a skilled wrongful death attorney in their time of need.
Our attorneys at Germany Law Firm, PLLC, have completely dedicated ourselves to standing by the sides of victims after they have lost someone close to them in an unexpected accident. You may be eligible for various means of compensation such as medical bills, funeral costs, lost wages, and more. Please contact our accident attorneys at (601) 487-0555 for more information on how we can assist you in your time of need.
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