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Tractor-Trailer Driver Killed After Being Hit by Passing Semi in Putnam County, WV

A tractor-trailer driver who was outside of his truck on Route 35 in Putnam County, West Virginia (WV), was knocked down and run over by a passing semi near Hurricane Creek Road. The at-fault driver of the second truck stopped to aid the victim and police did not immediately file charges.

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Many questions surround this tragic accident. Was the at-fault truck driver so distracted or drowsy that he did not see the other semi at its driver on the side of the road? We will have to wait and see what the accident report reveals. If it turns out the survivng truck driver was negligent, the victim’s surviving family should contact a wrongful death attorney in West Virginia to discuss their legal options. They could also learn valuable information by reviewing this consumer report written by an experienced wrongful death lawyer.


Randy E. Appleton
Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Lawyer Serving Va Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake & all of Virginia
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