Picayune, MS (November 23, 2020) – Around 10:33 a.m. on Saturday morning, November 21, a woman was killed in a fatal crash in Picayune.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the collision took place in the northbound lanes of MS-43. A Chevrolet passenger vehicle and a Toyota pickup truck were headed in opposite directions when, for reasons that are not yet known, they collided head-on. The accident took place around the area of Parker Chapel Road and led to extensive damages.
The passenger in the pickup truck, identified as 43-year-old Dawn Schaffer, was ejected from the truck upon collision. She was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The driver, identified as her husband, was airlifted to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
The driver of the Chevrolet passenger vehicle also sustained injuries and was taken to an area hospital by ambulance.
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.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
Fatal accidents have been happening more frequently on Mississippi roads than ever before. In just one recent year’s time, it was estimated that approximately 685 victims were killed in fatal accidents due to the negligence of others. Nobody is ever prepared to lose someone they love in a fatal crash but, unfortunately, this is the reality for many families each year in the state of Mississippi. If you have lost a loved one and wonder where you can turn, you should always be prepared to speak with an accident attorney.
It is true that no amount of money can bring back a loved one. However, it can help many families move forward as they grieve and wonder how they will afford to keep up with the bills that continue to pile up. Many families wonder where they can turn in this devastating time. An attorney will be able to help you obtain compensation for a wide array of aspects when you are feeling lost and alone. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one, you should speak with a Mississippi wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Our Mississippi accident attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice have diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents throughout the years. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident and are here to support you, as well as provide you with the necessary resources to move forward. You have options and should never have to stand alone. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 for more information on how we can help you when you need it the most.
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