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Butler, MO – Jennifer Stanford Killed in Crash on I-49 near MM 133

Butler, MO – Jennifer Stanford Killed in Crash on I-49 near MM 133

Butler, MO (March 14, 2024) – The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed that one woman lost her life as a result of a fatal accident that was reported in Bates County. The incident occurred at approximately 2:45 p.m. on March 11.

According to law enforcement reports, a 2013 Chevrolet Traverse and a 1999 Suzuki Intruder were involved in a collision on the northbound side of Interstate 49. Authorities arrived at the scene and located the involved vehicles on the roadway just north of mile marker 133. The Suzuki driver, identified as 37-year-old Jennifer Stanford of Kansas City, Missouri, was fatally injured. She was pronounced deceased on site. At this time, the accident is being investigated. No other injuries were reported.

We offer our condolences to the family of Jennifer Stanford.

Fatal Auto Accidents in Missouri

Fatal accidents claim the lives of thousands of people across the state of Missouri each year. Regrettably, there are frequent instances where the involved parties succumb to the reckless and negligent actions of others. When drivers do not operate their vehicles in a safe way, it can have deadly consequences for others around.

Following the loss of a loved one in a fatal car accident, avenues for recourse exist. Pursuing compensation through legal channels can help mitigate the losses and damages endured. While it cannot replace the loss, legal action may offer a semblance of restitution and closure. A wrongful death claim helps you recover compensation for various damages, including:

  • Pain and suffering: Compensation may be sought for the anguish endured by the deceased prior to their passing.
  • Funeral and burial expenses: Reasonable costs associated with funeral arrangements can be recovered.
  • Medical expenses: Reasonable medical costs incurred before the fatal event can be compensated.
  • Loss of love and companionship: Damages may be awarded for the emotional void left by the absence of the deceased's affection, companionship, and support.

It is imperative to engage a wrongful death attorney in Missouri immediately. A dedicated legal team can provide invaluable assistance throughout the claims process and advocate for compensation on your behalf.

At Martin & Wallentine, LLC, we recognize the unique challenges faced by families affected by motor vehicle accidents resulting in tragic loss. Our attorneys are committed to delivering top-tier representation, guiding you through this trying period with empathy and proficiency. With our support, negligent parties can be held accountable, and you can secure full restitution for your losses. If you or a loved one has suffered injury in a car accident, do not hesitate to contact us at 913-764-9700 to initiate your case today.

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Disclaimer: We hope that by raising awareness about driving hazards, drivers will be more cautious when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being seriously injured in a collision. This accident news post is not a business solicitation. The content of this post is not intended to serve as medical or legal advice. This post's featured image was not captured at the accident scene depicted in the post.

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