Orange County, FL (November 9, 2019) - The victim of a fatal crash in Orange County has been identified by authorities. The crash originally happened on Tuesday, November 5th.
According to reports, 23-year-old Tysheika Harris lost her life in the crash. Police say that Harris was a passenger in a vehicle driven by 25-year-old Justina Strum of Orlando. Strum was driving her car northbound on Old Winter when the car was struck by a 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by 38-year-old Calvin Baronville. Investigators believe that Baronville failed to stop at a red light, thus causing the vehicles to collide. Baronville fled the scene of the accident on foot but was later apprehended. He was taken to the Orange County Jail and held in custody.
No further details have been released.
We are extremely saddened to hear of the unfortunate death of Tysheika Harris and our warmest condolences go out to her family and loved ones during this difficult time.
The loss of a loved one to a Florida car accident is one of the most devastating and heartbreaking experiences is that a family will ever have to suffer. The pain is compounded when your loved one was killed in a crash that was not their fault. Deadly crashes take place in Florida about eight times every day. If you have lost your loved one to a crash, you may have rights under Florida's wrongful death law. Under this law, you can recover for a variety of damages including medical and funeral bills, as well as the lost companionship of your family member. Due to their complexity, it is important to speak with a Florida wrongful death lawyer to help guide you through these difficult cases.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases of personal injury relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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