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Bunnell, FL – Fatal Hit-and-Run Accident on FL-100
Bunnell, FL (February 28, 2020) – On Thursday afternoon, February 27, one person was killed in a fatal hit-and-run accident on FL-100 in Bunnell.
Flagler County deputies have made an arrest following the accident. Police confirmed that 33-year-old Joshua Carver was traveling in the westbound lane in his vehicle while a pedestrian was walking westbound alongside the road.
Carver suddenly veered onto the shoulder, striking the pedestrian for reasons that are not yet known. He then continued driving westbound where deputies then found him in his vehicle.
Carver was charged with leaving the scene of a crime resulting in death.
Police confirmed that the pedestrian was tragically pronounced deceased at the scene. Their identity has not been released.
The investigation into the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Fatal pedestrian accidents are always devastating to family members, but they are sometimes made even more devastating when they involve a hit-and-run driver. It can be difficult to navigate the legal system as you deal with the aftermath of a hit-and-run accident. In 2016 alone, over 35 pedestrians were killed in fatal pedestrian accidents, with hundreds of other lives taken throughout the state. If you have suffered these losses, your family should speak with a wrongful death attorney immediately.
At Sheftall & Associates, our skilled accident attorneys have dedicated our lives to assisting victims in their time of need. We will help you obtain compensation for aspects like lost wages, funeral costs, and many other aspects. If you have suffered due to the reckless acts of another party, you should contact our skilled law firm immediately at (904) 638-7712.
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