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Bryceville, FL – Fatal Pedestrian Accident Involving Horses on US-301
Bryceville, FL (February 28, 2020) – Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that a fatal pedestrian accident took place on US-301 in Bryceville that took the life of one woman.
The FHP report stated that a Toyota was headed south on the highway when it suddenly struck two horses that were standing on the highway. The horses were immediately killed from the forceful collision.
A woman identified as 38-year-old Millisa Nault, driving a Hyundai, witnessed the accident and stopped to help. She started walking over to the other driver when a red Kia Forte suddenly struck one of the dead horses. The Kia flipped over, which struck Nault and her vehicle. There was a 15-year-old passenger in the Hyundai.
The 15-year-old daughter got out of the vehicle and attempted to save Nault but was unable to do so. She tragically died at the scene of the accident.
The 54-year-old driver of the Kia was injured but no other parties received injuries.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the collision.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
In ten year’s time in Florida, approximately 5,433 pedestrians lost their lives in Florida due to the negligence of others. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads who are prone to the worst harm in the event of a collision. Victims might wonder what options they have and should always seek the help of a wrongful death attorney in their time of need.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys have dedicated their lives to assisting victims after they have lost somebody they love. These accidents can be overwhelming on emotional and financial levels as families face the devastating aftermath. If you have lost somebody you love, please contact our skilled accident attorneys at (904) 638-7712 for more information.
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