Clarksdale, MS (January 7, 2021) – Around 6:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, January 7, a woman was killed in a fatal crash that occurred in Clarksdale.
According to Clarksdale Police, the accident took place when two vehicles collided at the intersection of US-49 and Rain Street. Police said that there was heavy rain coming down when a passenger vehicle and a pickup truck collided with one another due to unknown reasons.
Police confirmed that the driver of the Circle S Irrigation pickup truck was identified as 41-year-old Roger Cavallo, Jr., who was transported to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The driver of the passenger vehicle, identified as 28-year-old LaDonna Butler, was also hospitalized. She tragically died from her injuries while there.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
Every year, hundreds of people lose their lives as a result of Mississippi car accidents. In just one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 685 people were killed in horrific accidents due to the negligence of others within the state. These accidents happen due to many different reasons but some of the most common include those caused by driver distractions, intoxication, speeding, and more. If you have lost someone you love due to an accident, it is essential that you seek the immediate help of an attorney.
It is never easy to move forward after you have found out that a loved one’s life has been taken in a fatal collision. Unfortunately, this is the reality that hundreds of families face every year in the state of Mississippi. As you grieve the loss of a loved one whose life has been taken by a Mississippi car accident, you may wonder how you will be able to move forward financially. It is important that you seek the help of a wrongful death attorney in Mississippi along the way.
For years, our skilled and dedicated attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice have diligently fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones due to accidents. We understand how traumatic and distressing these times can be and offer our assistance to you in your time of need. Our attorneys are here for you to provide you with the necessary resources along the way. Please do not hesitate to contact a Mississippi accident attorney at (662) 262-6264 for more information on how we can help you.
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