Geneva, FL – Woman Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Snow Hill Rd
Geneva, FL (October 26, 2020) – Around 7:50 p.m. on Sunday, October 25, a woman was killed in a pedestrian accident involving a deputy in Geneva.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident took place on Snow Hill Road around the area of Winding River Lane. A 28-year-old Sanford female deputy was driving her marked police SUV headed south on Snow Hill Road when it struck a pedestrian.
Police confirmed that the SUV’s lights and sirens were not activated at the time. The pedestrian and her boyfriend were riding bikes in the area when they came to a stop and got off of their bikes. The woman was standing on the road and holding onto her bike when she was struck.
The deputy got out of her vehicle and gave CPR to the adult female until other deputies arrived at the scene. However, she was pronounced dead before being taken to the hospital.
Snow Hill Road was closed in all lanes following the accident for some time.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most dangerous accidents that occur on our roadways. These accidents are so severe due to the fact that pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads. Approximately 20% of all fatal accidents that occur in the state of Florida involve a pedestrian. Losing somebody that you love as a result of an accident can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life. It is essential that you speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.
Pedestrians are known for being some of the most at-risk parties on our roads who are prone to some of the worst harm. Drivers are urged to use special precautions on our roads so that these accidents can be prevented at all costs. Pedestrians are at risk for some of the most catastrophic harm. If you have lost somebody you love in a pedestrian accident in Florida, you may wonder where you can turn in your time of need. It is important that you speak with a personal injury attorney in your time of need so that you can move forward with a wrongful death claim.
At Vaughan Law Group, our accident attorneys are here to help you after an accident that is not your fault. Our attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and more. If you have lost someone you love in a collision, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida at (407) 648-1426.
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