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Any type of car accident is a tragedy that leads to stress and chaos in the victims’ lives. But when a fatality results, it can change the surviving loved ones’ lives forever. This is especially true if the fatality involves a young child. If you recently lost a loved one in a car accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your loss and the related financial expenses. At Maurer Law, our Raleigh car accident lawyers are standing by to help you determine your legal rights and the best way to go about asserting them. Contact us now for a free consultation.

Recently, in Garner, North Carolina, a 73-year old man hit and killed a six-year-old boy while driving his pickup truck, according to local reports. The man was driving along a stretch of Benson Road that was poorly lit. He was not aware that an accident had happened until the next day when he observed damage to his vehicle. The man learned that authorities were searching for a vehicle that matched the description of his vehicle the following day. He immediately contacted them and reported that he was likely involved in the accident that led to the toddler’s death.

When questioned, he stated that he was driving home from a bible study group at a church in Angier. There are few details about why the child was in the road or what happened at the time of the crash. He was found badly injured a short distance from his home around 11 p.m. on the night of the accident. The road where the impact took place is a two-lane road without a sidewalk.

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