Amory, MS (April 6, 2021) – Around 12:21 p.m. on Monday afternoon, April 5, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Amory.
According to Monroe County officials, the accident happened on Highland Drive. The pedestrian, identified as 53-year-old Gary Wayne Bowen, was struck by an SUV when he was walking in the area.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. Bowen was taken to North Mississippi Medical Center but he was pronounced dead while there.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Mississippi
Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk and vulnerable parties on our roads who are prone to extensive harm in the midst of accidents. Hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives in accidents throughout Mississippi every single year. In 2011 alone, it was estimated that approximately 47 people were killed due to pedestrian accidents. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident can impact your life in many ways. Family members may wonder where they can turn, which is why they should always have legal assistance on their side.
No amount of money can bring back a loved one but it can help family members move forward in many ways. Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the loss of a loved one in a Mississippi pedestrian accident but this is the reality that many families face every year. As you grieve the unexpected loss of a loved one, you may wonder where you can turn as you manage the bills that pile up against you and your family. It is essential that you speak with a Mississippi wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind following an accident.
Our knowledgeable and compassionate Mississippi accident attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice have diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones in Mississippi accidents. We understand how overwhelming a pedestrian accident can be and offer our resources and assistance to you. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264.
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