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Fruit Cove, FL – Deputy Injured in Head-on Crash at SR-13 Intersection

UPDATE: Jacksonville, FL – Victim of Heckscher Dr Crash Identified

Jacksonville, FL (February 14, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident on Monday claimed one woman’s life.

On February 11, authorities were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the 9700 block of Hecksher Drive.

Reports indicate that 80-year-old Mariam Folk was traveling down the roadway in a Toyota Prius when her vehicle was struck by a Ford F-250.

Folk suffered fatal injuries in the collision and was immediately declared deceased.

The driver of the Ford, who was identified as 34-year-old Andres Vasquez Lopez, was charged with operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license.

At this time, police are investigating.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Ms. Mariam Folk.

Fatal Car Accidents in Florida

Approximately 3,000 people lose their lives each year in motor vehicle accidents across Florida. Unfortunately, countless victims end up suffering fatal injuries in collisions here in Jacksonville. In many cases, crashes are caused by reckless and negligent drivers who are in a hurry to make it to their destinations. When victims lose their lives in these collisions, it is crucial that their families reach out to an aggressive wrongful death attorney in Florida to protect their legal rights.

We at Sheftall & Associates have decades of experience helping families get the justice they deserve after losing loved ones in tragic collisions. Our proven personal injury attorneys in Florida are dedicated to helping those harmed by reckless drivers get the justice and compensation they deserve. Contact our skilled Florida car accident attorneys at your earliest convenience by calling 904-647-2296 to see how we can help you.

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