Cassopolis, MI (January 13, 2022) – A car fire in Cassopolis on Friday, January 7, resulted in the deaths of two women.
The two victims were reportedly trying to free a vehicle stuck in a driveway at a Pokagon Township. The engine of the car overheated, causing the entire vehicle to go up in flames. The victims were overcome by carbon monoxide poisoning caused by the fire.
The deceased parties were later identified as 27-year-old Electra May Sutfin of Galien and 28-year-old Chloe Clink of Dowagiac. At this time, no additional information on the deadly incident has been provided.
Local authorities are handling the ongoing accident investigation.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of Electra May Sutfin and Chloe Clink at this time.
Deadly Traffic Accidents in Michigan
Driving can be extremely dangerous, and most of us do it every day. Car accidents kill tens of thousands of people in the United States every year. In Michigan, 889 people were killed in 834 collisions in 2011. Nearly half of those killed in car accidents in the state were wearing seatbelts at the time of impact. In 2019, 985 people were killed and nearly 75,000 were injured in Michigan traffic accidents.
The pain and anguish of losing a loved one due to someone else’s negligence is almost unbearable. For those close to the victim, it can have unintended consequences. Family members who survive the accident are frequently the ones who bear the brunt of the accident’s consequences. They may be able to recover lost compensation by filing a wrongful death claim with the help of an experienced Cassopolis wrongful death attorney. A wrongful death claim seeks compensation from those responsible for the deceased’s death by holding the at-fault party accountable for their role in a fatal accident.
Wrongful Death Lawyers in Cassopolis
At Christopher Trainor & Associates, we understand the grief and anguish that families experience when a loved one is killed as a result of someone else’s actions. Our car accident attorneys in Cassopolis want to assist you in getting back on your feet. While no amount of money can compensate for the loss of a loved one, a wrongful death lawsuit can help families cope with the financial implications of the accident. The responsible party’s insurance provider should provide this compensation. Following the death of a loved one, our legal team is dedicated to ensuring that each of our clients receives the compensation to which they are entitled. The first step is to file a lawsuit for wrongful death.
Call 248-886-8650 today to learn more about what our Cassopolis personal injury lawyers can do for you.
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