A motor vehicle pedestrian accident sadly claimed the life of a woman Monday, September 9, 2019.
As reported by 13WMAZ.com, Cordele Police Department “started an investigation after a person was found dead off the roadway Monday on the 1600 block of south Joe Wright Drive.”
According to the report, “someone hit and killed 54-year-old Ethelene Lewis while she was walking and left.”
WGXA.com is reporting, the driver of the vehicle “turned herself in to police on Tuesday.”
The investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the family of Ethelene Lewis may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for their loss. The Murray Law Firm has had extensive and successful experience representing victims of motor vehicle and pedestrian claims in Georgia, and the legal team at the firm suggests that the family of Ethelene Lewis should retain a law firm without delay to protect their interests and ensure an unbiased investigation and the preservation of any and all evidence. Photographs of the roadways and vehicles involved and a review of surveillance footage from nearby businesses or properties, if any exists, will need to be performed immediately before this evidence is damaged or destroyed.
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