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Casper, WY – Woman Loses Life in Pedestrian Crash on Plunkett Rd near Wind River Reservation

By Burg Simpson
August 7, 2021
4 min read

Casper, WY (August 7, 2021) – One woman has lost her life as a result of a pedestrian accident in the Casper area on Tuesday. On August 3, emergency crews in Casper were notified that an accident took place at the Wind River Reservation.

Reports from the Casper Police Department show that at around 2 a.m., an adult female was traveling on Plunkett Road when she was struck by a vehicle. The woman sustained severe injuries in the accident. Authorities arrived at the scene to treat the woman. However, she ended up passing away from her injuries. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Wyoming

Motor vehicle collisions often have a devastating impact on the lives of those involved. This is particularly true in cases involving pedestrians. In many cases, pedestrians sustain life-altering injuries that require emergency medical attention. Many people who are hospitalized with severe injuries, like internal organ damage, spinal cord injuries, and traumatic brain injuries often require long-term care as well. Having to go through months of therapy and rehabilitation is not only painful but extremely costly. Regrettably, these treatments come with no guarantee of a full recovery. Regrettably, countless people end up passing away due to their injuries.

When pedestrians lose their lives in fatal collisions, it is crucial that their families seek legal assistance as soon as possible. By reaching out to a Wyoming wrongful death attorney at your earliest convenience, you can explore legal options available to help your family get the justice you deserve. In some instances, surviving relatives may be entitled to compensation to cover pain and suffering, funeral expenses, lost earnings, burial costs, and various other economic and non-economic damages they face moving forward after the loss of a loved one.

Our team at Burg Simpson is dedicated to helping grieving families hold negligent drivers accountable for their actions. Our pedestrian accident attorneys in Wyoming understand the difficulties that surviving family members face following fatal collisions. In addition, we understand the complexity of claims surrounding pedestrian accidents in our state. Our team uses our extensive knowledge of laws surrounding wrongful death accidents, combined with our keen attention to detail, to establish the strongest case imaginable for our clients. We are dedicated to gathering the most convincing evidence in support of our client’ claims to ensure they are in the best position possible to hold at-fault drivers accountable for their actions so they can recover. If your loved one has lost their life in a pedestrian crash, due to the negligence of another party, contact our team today to see how we can help you. Call our Wyoming injury accident attorneys at 800-330-2195 or 307-527-7891 to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident.

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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