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Another Bullhead City Teacher Killed in Arizona Car Accident

Bullhead City is a small community that's known for being tightly knit. That's why when tragedy strikes, the entire town seems to come together to mourn. Sadly, it appears that tragedy has struck again as yet another teacher who worked in the city was killed in an Arizona car accident. This marks the third time in three years that a teacher from the city has been killed in this manner, and police are continuing to investigate the situation. To date, no arrests have been made or citations issued.

According to authorities, this fatal Arizona car accident occurred on Friday night just before 7:15 p.m. 59-year-old Jill Doty was riding in a vehicle with her 61-year-old husband Ronald in an eastbound direction on State Route 68. As they neared the Off Road Diner, which is located at 120 South Emery Park Road in Golden Valley, their vehicle was rear-ended by 83-year-old Irving Poissant, a resident of Wikieup. As a result of the collision, the Doty vehicle ran off the right side of the road, and Jill Doty was declared dead at the scene.

Arizona Car Accident Statistics

First, we'd like to offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the woman who was killed. Losing a life in such a random, violent and tragically unlucky manner will be a difficult situation for those who were close to her to overcome. In addition, this Golden Valley car accident will now become part of the overall statistics regarding Arizona car accidents. Every year, 140,000 such accidents occur, leading to 65,000 injuries and to more than 1,000 fatalities.

Arizona Wrongful Death Lawyers

If the facts available are accurate, it seems possible that the driver who rear-ended the vehicle in the lead was at fault for this fatal Arizona car accident. As such, if the family of the woman who was killed decides to file an Arizona wrongful death lawsuit in response to this incident, it could lead to an award of damages that compensates the family for their medical, funeral and burial costs as well as their lost income and their loss of companionship.

If you have lost someone you love in a crash, you need to seek the help of Arizona wrongful death lawyers who have been holding those responsible for these tragic losses accountable for many years. Contact the Phillips Law Group today to schedule a free initial consultation.

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