Portland, OR – Lynn Proctor Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Highway 26 near E Sylvan DrOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (September 8, 2022) – A motor vehicle crash reported in the Portland area on Wednesday morning claimed the life of 75-year-old Lynn Proctor. Preliminary reports show that the Oregon State Police and emergency personnel were all called to the scene of a crash at approximately 710 a.m. on September 7.
Reportedly, 75-year-old Lynn Proctor was traveling on the westbound shoulder of Highway 26 during the morning hours. For unknown reasons, she was struck by a commercial vehicle as she attempted to cross the roadway in the area near East Sylvan Drive.
Proctor suffered fatal injuries due to the accident. Despite the best efforts of emergency crews to render aid to the victim, she was declared dead at the scene.
The driver of the truck was not injured in the accident.
The Oregon State Police is initiating an investigation into the crash at this time.
We offer our condolences to the family of Lynn Proctor at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Oregon
In the state of Oregon, when a person’s death is a result of the negligent or wrongful behavior of another party, surviving relatives are able to pursue what is known as a wrongful death legal claim. An experienced wrongful death lawyer can help to explain your rights and help your family seek justice for the pain and suffering that you have been forced to endure.
Pursuing a wrongful death claim can help your family recover financial compensation to help ease some of the struggles that you face moving forward. Even though a wrongful death claim cannot bring back your loved one, it can help to provide your family with a sense of closure and justice, which can help you move forward.
Our Portland wrongful death lawyers at Kivel & Howard understand the unexpected death of a loved one can be a devastating event for families. Families are often unable to prepare for the sudden emotional and financial toll that these types of tragedies can have on their lives. Regrettably, families often struggle to move forward.
Our pedestrian accident lawyers in Portland will be able to help you pursue legal action to help make the grieving process less stressful. Our lawyers will fight to help you get the compensation that you need to cover funeral arrangement expenses, burial costs, and a variety of other costs and losses you face.
Our lawyers are committed to providing fearless representation to our clients. You can depend on our team to hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. Our lawyers have successfully handled countless wrongful death claims for clients in the Portland area and across Oregon after losing loved ones and accidents. Our lawyers will fight to help you get justice.
Schedule a consultation with our team at Kivel & Howard by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 at your earliest convenience.
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