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Wrongful death of one person caused by accident in Alaska

Motorcycles are a popular mode of transportation in the United States, especially when the temperature becomes more moderate and the days become longer. However, motorcycles do not provide their riders with a lot of protection, and if they are involved in an accident with another motor vehicle, it can often seriously injure or even kill the riders. Unfortunately, one collision between a group of motorcycles and two cars recently led to the wrongful death of three people in Alaska.

The accident took place on the night of May 3 at around 8 p.m. and involved multiple types of vehicles. According to the investigation, a car was attempting to make a left turn when it was rear-ended by another vehicle and was pushed into the opposing lane. The vehicle then collided with four motorcycles that were traveling in the opposing lane.

Three of the four motorcyclists who were involved were declared deceased at the scene by emergency personnel, but the current condition of the fourth victim is unknown. The drivers of the two vehicles were not injured in the accident. The accident closed the road it took place on for several hours, but it is still under investigation by Alaska police.

Once the investigation of the accident has been completed, the family of the deceased victims may have the right to seek monetary compensation for the tragic wrongful death of the victim. Compensation could be used by the family to pay for any final expenses of the deceased victims. Hopefully the families will be able to focus on coming to terms with their loss instead of end-of-life expenses.

Source: adn.com, "3 motorcyclists killed in Glenn Highway crash south of Palmer", Richard Mauer, May 3, 2014

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