Marshall, MO (October 2, 2023) – The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed that 86-year-old Carolyn Maberry of Dawn, Missouri, lost her life as a result of an automobile accident in Saline County.
The accident occurred just after 3:00 p.m. on September 29.
According to officials, a collision occurred on US Highway 65 just 0.4 miles north of Route UU during the afternoon hours. As a result of the collision, one of the vehicles, a 2018 Chrysler Pacifica, went off the roadway and collided with the field entrance. The vehicle then overturned.
Maberry was pronounced deceased on-site as a result of her injuries. Two other victims suffered serious injuries. The victims, 68-year-old Connie Maberry of Dawn, Missouri, and 74-year-old Mary Rounkles of Tina, Missouri, were both transported by air EMS to University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri, for emergency treatment.
The accident is currently being investigated.
We hope Connie Maberry and Mary Rounkles are able to recover quickly.
Our condolences go out to the family of Carolyn Maberry.
Fatal Car Accidents in Missouri
Fatal car crashes take the lives of countless people every year in the state of Missouri. The unfortunate truth is that the majority of these fatal collisions are preventable. We see innocent people continue to suffer severe and fatal injuries as a result of negligence. Speeding, failing to yield, and tailgating are just some of the most common factors cited in these accidents.
The loss of a loved one can be incredibly difficult to deal with. Many families struggle mentally and emotionally to move forward. Unfortunately, families often face significant financial consequences as a result of these accidents. It is common to see families forced to deal with tens of thousands of dollars in medical costs in funeral arrangements. In many cases, families are also deprived of a source of income. After the loss of a loved one, it is important that you recognize the legal options that are available to help your family move forward.
Reaching out to a wrongful death lawyer in Marshall can help to ensure that you are family is protected during this difficult time. Your attorney will be able to help you file a wrongful death claim against the responsible party and seek compensation for your losses and damages.
At Martin & Wallentine, LLC, we are committed to providing our clients with top-quality legal representation and fighting for their rights. We know the devastating impact that a truck accident can have on individuals and families, and we are here to help you seek justice and closure. Our experienced team of lawyers has been recognized as Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association, showcasing our dedication to achieving successful outcomes for our clients. If you have lost a loved one due to a fatal collision, reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm today by calling 913-764-9700 for a free consultation. Let us put our skills and resources to work for you during this difficult time.
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