Columbia County, FL (January 2, 2019) - A 55-year-old Tennessee resident was killed when she was struck after exiting her vehicle. The incident happened on Monday, December 31st.
Around 9:15 pm, the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the southbound lanes of Interstate 75, near mile marker 409. Troopers report that Dawn Broyles was a passenger in a truck traveling on I-75. For unknown reasons, Broyles exited the truck and ended up being struck and landing in the grass shoulder along the side of the roadway. She died at the scene.
The truck driver was not hurt and the incident remains under investigation.
There are approximately 400,000 car accidents reported every year in Florida. Each day, crashes are reported about every 92 seconds. Many of these crashes will also involve injuries to one or more people involved. In an injury accident, your life can be changed in an instant. If you have been hurt due to the negligence of another driver, you may find that you have more questions than answers.
During these difficult times, it is important to speak with an experienced Florida car accident attorney who can help you obtain the compensation you need to pay your medical bills, replace your lost wages and to address your pain and suffering following the crash. At Rubenstein Law, our attorneys will look carefully at the facts surrounding your accident and will advocate zealously on your behalf to both the insurance adjuster and, if necessary, in court.
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