A Raleigh, North Carolina (NC), man lost his life on I-77 in Pax, West Virginia (WV), when a tractor-trailer hit his car from behind and pushed it into the back of another tractor-trailer. The force of the impact killed the man instantly.
The at-fault tractor-trailer driver failed to stop for unknown reasons. What is known is that the deceased victim's family will be missing him after hae was taken from them too soon.
The North Carolina Wrongful Death Lawyers' Perspective
The family of Jeremy Dickens may be able to file a wrongful death suit against the truck driver’s insurance and the company for which the trucker worked. Further investigation will have to be done to determine whether the truck driver had exceeded allowable service hours and was diving drowsy or if he was distracted.
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