A pedestrian accident claimed the life of a man early Sunday morning, May 26, 2019. According to 11Alive.com, “Jose Ramirez Labra, 27, was killed in a hit and run accident early Sunday while he was walking along Dahlonega Highway.” Forsythnews.com is reporting, “[Mr.] Ramirez had left a home located near Dahlonega Highway and Sawee Drive and was walking north along Dahlonega Highway when he was struck and killed. They say they believe that he was hit by a motorcycle which then left the scene.” According to the report, “a black and green Kawasaki Z-1000 motorcycle was found parked alongside the roadway…the rider left the scene and is being sought by authorities.”
The investigation is ongoing according to media report.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this tragedy continue to develop, and if the driver is found to be at fault, Jose Ramirez Labra’s family may elect to file civil claims for their loss.
Based upon its experience and success handling pedestrian accident cases, The Murray Law Firm suggests that Mr. Labra’s family should retain an experienced personal injury firm to protect their interests and ensure an unbiased investigation. Photographs of the vehicles and roadways involved and a review of traffic surveillance footage will need to be performed immediately before any evidence is damaged or destroyed.
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