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Pedestrian accident kills woman in Alaska

Car accidents that leave victims with injuries can be difficult enough for the victim's family members, but if a victim is killed the emotional pain experienced by their loved ones can be crippling. This type of emotional pain can affect an individual's daily routine for an extended period of time and can impact his or her emotional stability. Unfortunately, one pedestrian accident in Alaska recently took a life unexpectedly.

The accident took place on an early November morning and involved a pedestrian and a motor vehicle. The 42-year-old female victim is believed to have been attempting to cross the street when the collision occurred. Police stated that it is unknown if speed was a factor when the vehicle struck the pedestrian or if road conditions might have played a part in the accident.

Emergency personnel arrived at the scene of the accident, but, sadly, the victim was already deceased. No other injuries were reported as a result of the incident, but the accident did hinder traffic for several hours after the collision. According to the report, the accident was still under investigation by local law enforcement. 

Even if the driver of the vehicle is not criminally charged for the pedestrian accident, the family members of the deceased victim may have the right to seek monetary compensation if they believe negligence played a part in her death. If there is evidence to support negligence, compensation could be awarded by an Alaska civil court to help the victim's family. This type of compensation can help pay for final expenses, as well as bring a small sense of justice to the family members for their loss.

Source: ktva.com, "1 woman dead after pedestrian involved crash in midtown Anchorage", Nov. 9, 2014

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