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Red Light Runner in Brunswick County, NC Caused Fatal Traffic Accident

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A 72-year-old woman was killed in Brunswick County, North Carolina (NC), by a red light runner. The victim was traveling west in her 1990 Miata on NC 211 crossing U.S. 17, when the 51-year-old driver of a pickup truck hit her vehicle on the driver's side door. According to WECT6, the victim died at the hospital later in the day.

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The at-fault truck driver is facing charges that include failure to stop at a red light, driving with a suspended license and misdemeanor causing death by vehicle. He is currently being held in Brunswick County Jail.

The victim’s family should consider contacting a wrongful death lawyer in North Carolina to discuss their legal options. Nothing will be able to bring their loved one back, but obtaining damages in a civil suit can provide some semblance of justice.

To learn about what damages can be pursued in a wrongful death suit, take a look at this article written by an experienced wrongful death attorney in North Carolina.  

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