Marietta, GA (January 28, 2024) – The Marietta Police Department confirmed that 57-year-old William Gould lost his life as a result of a fatal collision that occurred on Saturday evening, January 27. The accident occurred at around 10:15 p.m.
According to police reports, Gould was crossing Wylie Road during the evening hours when he was struck by a 2014 Nissan Altima. The pedestrian was significantly injured in the accident. Emergency medical services responded to the scene to care for the victim. However, he died from his injuries while on site. At this time, investigations are underway by the Marietta Police Department’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) Unit.
We offer our condolences to the family of William Gould at this time.
Fatal Auto Accidents in Georgia
Fatal Georgia car crashes took the lives of more than 1700 people in 2022 alone. Every year, we see countless people lose their lives as a result of fatal collisions on our state roadways.
Going through the loss of a loved one is an incredibly difficult and emotionally challenging experience. However, seeking justice for their untimely passing can help provide closure and financial stability for your family in this time of need. Consulting with a knowledgeable wrongful death lawyer can ease some of the burden as they work tirelessly to hold the responsible party accountable for their actions. It is vital that you reach out to a dedicated attorney who will fight for your rights and help you seek the compensation you deserve during this trying time.
In Georgia, the damages that can be recovered after losing a loved one in a fatal collision generally encompass various aspects of compensation. Surviving family members may seek economic damages, which include funeral and burial expenses, medical bills related to the deceased’s final injury or illness, and the loss of financial support that the deceased would have provided. Non-economic damages may also be pursued, which cover other losses such as the pain and suffering experienced by the deceased before their death, the emotional distress suffered by the surviving family members, and the loss of companionship and guidance. In some cases, punitive damages may also be recoverable. It is imperative to have a dedicated legal team who will fight for your rights and help you get the maximum possible compensation.
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