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Peyton, CO – One Killed in Plane Crash on McCandlish Rd

By Burg Simpson
August 26, 2020
4 min read

Peyton, CO (August 26, 2020) – A plane accident reported in El Paso County claimed one person’s life on Wednesday. Just before 11:40 a.m., on August 26, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of an accident on McCandlish Road.

According to reports, an airplane was traveling near the 6000 block of McCandlish Road when the plane crashed for unknown reasons. The Sheriff’s Office and the Falcon Fire Department responded to the scene and located the pilot inside the extensively damaged plane. The victim was declared deceased at the scene immediately. There were no other people on the plane at the time of the crash. At this time, investigations surrounding the crash are ongoing with the Federal Aviation Administration.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident.

Fatal Aircraft Accidents in Colorado

Peyton, CO – One Killed in Plane Crash on McCandlish RdAccidents involving aircraft send hundreds of victims to area hospitals every year with life-altering injuries. Although accidents involving helicopters, planes, and other aircraft are not as common as car accidents, the impacts of these collisions are often devastating for those involved. Many helicopter accidents take place as a result of defective or malfunctioning parts. When victims are injured in helicopter accidents, it is crucial that they reach out to an aviation accident attorney in Colorado as soon as possible. Although we want to believe that everyone recovers from their injuries, this is far from the truth. In fact, numerous people end up losing their lives as a result of plane accidents each year.

Our attorneys at Burg Simpson have earned a nationwide reputation for providing aggressive and trusted legal representation to families who have lost loved ones in aviation accidents. When victims lose their lives in collisions, families are often left to deal with unbearable mental and emotional consequences. Many families are forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral expenses, deal with lost earnings, and suffer emotional and mental consequences. When families lose loved ones in motorcycle accidents, due to the negligence of others, they should reach out to a Colorado wrongful death lawyers as soon as possible.

Working with a knowledgeable attorney will ensure your family is able to get the justice and compensation they deserve after losing a loved one in a preventable collision. Over the past four decades, the Colorado motorcycle accident lawyers at have fought aggressively to protect the legal rights of families throughout the state who have lost loved ones in accidents caused by negligent drivers. Our attorneys strive to help those harmed moved forward in the best way imaginable after a life-altering collision. If your loved one lost their life in a motorcycle accident as a result of another driver’s actions, contact our Colorado personal injury law firm at (888) 895-2080 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how our team can help you. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Thornton as soon as possible to meet with our team to review the circumstances surrounding your accident. We provide free consultations to determine the best legal approach to helping you get the justice you deserve for your loved one.

Note: Independent sources were used in the creation of this post.  These sources include news reports, police reports, eye-witness reports, social media reports, and first-hand accounts about the injury accident. For that reason, the facts pertaining to the specific events surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing team. If there is any information that is not correct about a specific incident or if you would prefer that the post be removed, please reach out to us as soon as possible so that we can make the correction or remove the post.  

Disclaimer: At the personal injury law firm of Burg Simpson, we have made it our mission to give back to our local community members. We have dedicated our careers to changing peoples’ lives for the better by fighting for them in court to ensure that they receive fair and full compensation for their injuries and damages after suffering an injury.  We hope these posts will help bring awareness to the dangers of driving and will remind members of our communities to practice safer driving habits and take the necessary precautions to prevent being injured. This is not a solicitation for business. The information in this post should not be misconstrued as medical advice or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.

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