Gautier, MS (March 22, 2021) – Around 3:43 a.m. on Monday, March 22, a pedestrian was killed in a fatal accident in Gautier.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of US-90. At the time, 29-year-old Andrew Steinborn was driving his Mazda 3 while 32-year-old Lacey Poole was walking across the roadway. The driver struck the pedestrian and stopped at the scene.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The pedestrian was tragically pronounced dead.
The roadway was blocked in numerous lanes until police were able to clear the scene.
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
Due to the fact that pedestrians are the most vulnerable parties on our roads, many victims lose their lives every year as a result of these horrific accidents. Pedestrians lose their lives in the blink of an eye due to accidents involving motor vehicles. In 2011 alone, it was determined that approximately 47 people were killed in pedestrian accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Losing a loved one is never an easy thing to face but, with the help of an attorney, you can move forward knowing that your rights are being protected.
No amount of money can bring back a loved one whose life has been lost in a Mississippi pedestrian accident. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to keep up with the bills that pile up against you. Nobody should ever have to feel alone after they have lost a loved one. Luckily, with the help of a Mississippi wrongful death attorney, you can move forward knowing that your rights are being protected.
If you have suffered immense losses due to a fatal crash, our Mississippi accident attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here for you. We have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents throughout the state of Mississippi. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 to find out how we can assist you.
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