Myrtle, MS (June 07, 2022) - On Tuesday, May 31st, a vehicle crash left one person with fatal injuries in Union County.
The collision occurred at about 8:30 p.m. on Highway 349 in Myrtle.
Mississippi Highway Patrol Troopers stated that the victim, 54-year-old Saltillo resident Marla Harshberger, was critically injured when the car in which she was riding left the roadway and plowed into a tree.
Harshberger was transferred by emergency medics to the North Mississippi Medical Facility in Tupelo. She was pronounced dead a short while later.
No additional details have been released.
This accident remains under police investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Ms. Marla Harshberger, at this time.
In Mississippi, a claim of wrongful death can only be filed by some of the deceased’s family members, including:
Frequently, wrongful death claims are brought by the deceased’s spouse. In the event that the couple has surviving children, any compensation granted would be divided equitably among the surviving child/children and spouse.
In a Mississippi wrongful death case, the claimants could be awarded monetary recovery for two different types of damages: economic and non-economic.
The forms and amount of compensation you are ultimately awarded will vary based on the exact circumstances of your unique case. The best way to calculate the value of a wrongful death claim is to ask an experienced lawyer.
Our attorneys are here for you every step of the way. Please contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 for more information.
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