Pedestrian Killed in Yolo County Crash on I-5 Freeway
YOLO COUNTY, California (Sept. 14, 2018) — A pedestrian identified as Joseph Cool, 34, died in a car accident on the Interstate 5 Freeway on Sept. 7th, but police are still trying to piece together what happened, according to the Sacramento Bee.
The collision took place in the southbound lanes of the freeway about 11 p.m., the California Highway Patrol said.
The 33-year-old driver struck the victim, just south of County Road 103. The driver suffered minor injuries in the collision, but the pedestrian perished at the scene.
Police are looking for witnesses or anyone with information about the crash. Please contact the Woodland office at 530-662-4685.
Yolo County Accident Investigation
A full investigation into what caused this collision is underway.
We extend our condolences to the family of Joseph Cool as they cope with this tragic news.
There are many steps that should be taken following a collision involving a possible wrongful death. Once police confirm the whether or not the driver is responsible for the crash, a police report must be obtained and family members will use this information to begin pursing a claim. There are certainly many financial losses that can impact a family such as medical bills, but also compensation for pain and suffering may be sought.
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