Portland, OR – Ku Nay Htoo Killed in Pedestrian Crash on NE 162nd Ave near NE Fargo StOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (November 12, 2022) – A traffic accident took place on Tuesday evening in Northeast Portland that claimed the life of 55-year-old Ku Nay Htoo. The crash was reported at around seven p.m. on Tuesday, November 8.
The Portland Police Bureau responded to the scene of the crash, which took place on Northeast 162nd Avenue near Northeast Fargo Street.
According to reports, Htoo was attempting to cross Northeast 162nd Avenue when she was struck by a vehicle passing through the area. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and attempted to render aid.
Htoo suffered severe injuries in the accident. Despite the best efforts of medical personnel who responded to the site of the accident, she was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Investigations into the crash are currently underway by the Portland Police Bureau.
We offer our warmest sympathies to the family of Ku Nay Htoo at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Oregon
Fatal auto accidents take place every day in Oregon. Unfortunately, we see many families here in the Portland area forced to deal with the overwhelming consequences of a sudden loss. Many people who lose their lives in these tragic collisions are pedestrians. Pedestrians do not have protection like other motorists while traveling. As a result, these victims are more likely to be left with significant and fatal injuries due to the impact of a collision.
When families lose loved ones as a result of fatal pedestrian accidents, they often face overwhelming mental and emotional consequences. Additionally, families are often forced to deal with towering financial burdens as well. It is important that you are aware of the legal options that may be available to help you move forward.
If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim. If successful, you may be able to recover compensation for burial expenses, funeral costs, lost earnings and support, and more.
The process of filing a wrongful death claim can be complex and time-consuming, so it is important to seek the help of a seasoned Portland wrongful death lawyer. At Kivel & Howard, we have been helping families in Portland, and the surrounding areas pursue justice for over five decades. Our team has earned a reputation throughout the Portland community for providing fearless and skilled legal representation to help victims and families get justice during these very difficult times.
We will fight diligently to get you the compensation you deserve. Our team will build a strong case on your behalf and conduct a thorough investigation. We will demand compensation to make sure you have the money that you need and deserve. Schedule a consultation by reaching out to our pedestrian accident lawyers today at (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 to get started. Our wrongful death lawyers will handle your case on a contingency fee basis, so you can focus on moving forward after enduring a loss without worrying about paying us any fees upfront. Schedule a consultation now to get started.
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Disclaimer: These posts are written with the intent to provide Oregonians with overall driving and safety information in an effort to reduce the number of serious accidents that take place on our roads and highways. These posts are not intended to provide medical or legal advice of any kind. The photograph used in this story is not representative of the actual accident scene.