Fresno Fatal Hit-and-Run Millerton Road and Winchell Cove Road
Dead Person Found near Millerton Lake
FRESNO (August 13, 2017) – A person was killed in a possible hit-and-run collision near Millerton Road and Winchell Cove Road, according to The Fresno Bee.
The report mentioned local officers are currently investigating a body found near Millerton Lake. The victim was discovered on Sunday at an unknown time.
Fresno Fatal Hit-and-Run Accident
As per the California Highway Patrol group, it is possible that the person was struck by a vehicle which fled the scene. It was not disclosed at this time how the authorities arrived to this conclusion.
No other information was immediately available. The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office is conducting the investigation.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the deceased as they search for peace and comfort.
If investigators determine that the victim was fatally struck by a driver who fled the scene, the family of the victim have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault party. Regardless of the driver’s reasons, leaving the area following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law, especially if the collision tragically killed another individual.
The families of wrongful death victims need a professional representative in court who will fight aggressively for their legal rights. The Johnson Attorneys Group is here for you every step of the way and we are certain we will obtain the maximum compensation you are entitled to. Give us a call today at 800-235-6801 for a free case consultation.