Wallace, NC (December 13, 2023) – The North Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident that occurred in the Wallace area and claimed one person’s life. The accident took place at around 5:45 p.m. on December 10.
According to reports from Highway Patrol, 76-year-old Cornell Hall was driving east and a pickup truck on Highway 41. For unknown reasons, his vehicle crossed over the center line near Cypress Hole Road and crashed head-on into a second vehicle. The second vehicle driver, identified as Rebecca Rachlin, was fatally injured in the accident. She was pronounced dead by responding authorities. Hole was injured in the accident and transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center for emergency care. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
Our sympathies go out to the family of Rebecca Rachlin at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
On a daily basis, our state experiences fatal crashes that claim the lives of numerous innocent victims. Unfortunately, families are left to deal with life-altering and tragic aftermaths caused by these accidents. After losing a loved one due to the negligence of another driver, legal recourse is available for families to hold the responsible party accountable. Filing a wrongful death claim can help you recover compensation for various losses that you face. These losses may include:
- Loss of love and affection
- Loss of care, protection, and guidance
- Loss of parental care and guidance
- Loss of spousal support
- Loss of society and companionship
- Loss of enjoyment of life
In addition, you are entitled to compensation to help alleviate some of the expenses that resulted from the fatal accident. Some of these damages include:
- Property repair or replacement costs
- Medical costs
- Funeral and burial expenses
You should seek the advice of a wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible to make sure you have the best chance of protecting your rights. Your attorney will be able to prove various aspects of your case against the defendant to ensure you are fully and fairly compensated for the losses and damages you face.. They will build a strong case against the defendant and fight to ensure you are able to get justice.
Losing a loved one due to someone else’s negligence is a devastating experience that no family should have to face. At Ted Greve & Associates, we understand the emotional and financial impact of such losses. Our team of committed attorneys will fiercely advocate for your rights and pursue fair compensation on your behalf. While it cannot bring back your loved one, receiving full compensation can help ease some of the financial burdens during this challenging time. Let us handle the legal matters while you focus on healing with your family. At your earliest convenience, reach out to our fatal accident lawyers for a complimentary case evaluation at (800) 693-7833. We are here to support and fight for you every step of the way.