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48-Year-Old Woman Dead in Waco Crash

A motorcycle crash was reported on Sunday, July 18th in Waco, Texas. The incident took place on Orchard Lane, at about 4:00 p.m.

Initial reports from first responders at the scene found that the motorcyclist, a 48-year-old woman named Brenda Kay Northcutt, was riding her motorcycle when she lost control of the vehicle due to unknown reasons, leading her to crash into a tree. She sustained heavy injuries from the incident, and unfortunately the injuries proved fatal. She was pronounced dead at the scene. She would’ve turned 49 years old on Monday. Authorities are still conducting an investigation of the case.

If Your Loved One Died of a Single-Vehicle Crash, Can You File A Claim to Their Auto-Insurance?

More than 9,000 people were killed in a single-vehicle crash in 2019. That is nearly half from the total fatal car accidents in 2019. If your loved one died in such a circumstance, you have our condolences. 

If you’re thinking of filing a legal claim on their behalf, there are certain things that you need to know. First, the type of legal claim viable to you depends on the circumstances of the case. If the single-vehicle crash that claimed your loved one’s life was caused by another party’s negligence, then you may be able to pursue a claim on their behalf. Another point to consider is filing a claim to their auto-insurance – and whether this is possible for you depends on the type of auto-insurance your loved one used to have. Consider getting a lawyer’s assistance to help you in navigating the various legal options that you may have at your disposal. Call us at (712) 352-7975 to get a free consultation, available 24/7.

Source: KWTX