Monroe, LA – Two Killed in Car Crash on US Highway 167 near Cooktown Rd

Monroe, LA (June 13, 2023) – Two people have lost their lives following a car crash that took place in Union Parish on Sunday morning, June 11.

The Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to the scene of the crash at approximately 1:30 a.m.

Reports provided by authorities show that a collision took place on US Highway 167 just south of Cooktown Road. A Nissan involved in the accident went off of the roadway and struck a tree. The car burst into flames as a result of the collision.

A 25-year-old involved in the accident, identified as Jaylen Norman, lost their lives in this crash. The victim and a second unidentified passenger were both pronounced deceased at the scene.

At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We offer our condolences to the families of Jaylen Norman and the second victim who died in this crash.

Fatal Car Accidents in Louisiana

undefinedEach year, tens of thousands of people die as a result of motor vehicle accidents that occur in the United States. The unfortunate truth is that many of these accidents are completely preventable. Here in Louisiana, fatal car accidents can occur due to various factors. Driver errors tend to be the most common contributing factor to accidents that we see across our state.

There are countless instances where driver errors contribute to these tragic incidents, such as drivers who are intoxicated, speeding, and those who fail to yield to others. Apart from driver error, other factors that can contribute to fatal car accidents in Louisiana include adverse weather conditions, break failures, and even wild animals running out into the road.

If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal collision, it is crucial to reach out to a Monroe wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. Our dedicated team is here to support you in pursuing legal action against the responsible party involved in the crash.

A wrongful death lawsuit serves to provide financial compensation for your family and ensure justice is served. By filing a wrongful death lawsuit, you can seek compensation for the damages suffered, including the loss of consortium, emotional distress, and funeral costs. It is essential to take quick legal action to protect your rights and secure the support you need during this challenging time.

Losing a loved one is heartbreaking and can leave you feeling overwhelmed. A wrongful death lawyer at Parker Alexander Attorneys at Law can help you navigate the legal process and make sure that your family gets the justice they deserve. Our team of experienced lawyers will work to gather evidence, negotiate settlements, and make sure you are fully protected throughout the entire process. If you have any questions about how we can assist in this difficult time, reach out to our dedicated Louisiana personal injury law firm by calling 318-625-6262. Our lawyers can meet with you for a free consultation at your earliest convenience.

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