A man was struck and killed in Penn Hills early Tuesday morning. The accident occurred around 3:45 a.m. on Sandy Creek Road in Penn Hills. The victim has been identified as a 35-year-old man from Export. Police said the man was walking in the northbound lane when he was struck.
The driver who struck the victim was on his way to work when the accident occurred. They stayed at the scene and contacted emergency responders. The victim’s death has been ruled an accident. Police have also stated that Sandy Creek Road does not have sidewalks and is poorly lit. The investigation is ongoing.
Recovering compensation after an accident.
If a loved one was killed in an accident, it is important to contact a personal injury attorney right away to review your family’s rights. You may be able to file a civil wrongful death claim.
Pursuing a claim after losing a loved one will never fill the void left by a loved one’s passing away. It is not a matter of profiting for the family left behind, but rather recovering. The recovery of damages can alleviate the unexpected funeral costs and expenses accrued when a loved one passes.
Source: WTAE, “35-year-old man struck by car and killed in Penn Hills”