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Grandmother killed in pedestrian accident while on walk

Grandparents and grandkids share a special bond that often cannot be replaced. All throughout California many grandparents step up and help their children take care of and raise their grandchildren so that their kids may work, earn a living, or simply have a little time to themselves without the challenges of caring for the kids. Recently a California grandmother was out walking with her young granddaughter and another young relative when an unthinkable incident occurred.

The grandmother and two kids were on a sidewalk next to a fence when a driver on the opposite side of the fence backed up, drove through the fence, and pinned the grandmother to the ground with her vehicle. While the granddaughter, who was in a stroller, suffered some injuries and the other young relative was uninjured the grandmother succumbed to her injuries upon arriving at the hospital and passed away.

Although the neighbors of the driver noted that she had a history of reckless and aggressive driving no arrest has been made in this case. An investigation into the cause of the fatal incident may reveal how this tragedy occurred and if it could have been prevented.

As for the family that lost its grandmother, there will likely be an unfillable hole in their lives as they come to terms with their loss. The emotional, psychological and financial strain of losing a loved member of one's family can be incredibly difficult to overcome without help. In cases of fatal pedestrian accidents such as this one, the family members of those who lost their lives can sometimes pursue wrongful death litigation against the responsible parties in order to seek compensation for their losses.

Source: losangeles.cbslocal.com, "Car Accident In Anaheim Leaves Grandma Dead, Granddaughter Hurt," June 13, 2017

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