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Car crashes that result in fatalities are complicated events that can lead to a number of difficulties. If individuals lose a loved one in a fatal car accident, the hardships that result could be overwhelming. As a result, some parties may wish to explore options that could allow them to seek financial relief for any damages sustained.

It was recently reported that a serious car accident in Ohio resulted in the deaths of two individuals. A car was reported as traveling west when the vehicle left the roadway. The driver apparently overcorrected, and the car turned sideways and crossed the center dividing line after re-entering the road. It was then hit by a minivan.

The crash resulted in both individuals in the car suffering fatal injuries. They were reported as being a 33-year-old man and a 58-year-old woman. It was unclear which individual may have been driving. The driver of the van was taken to an area hospital with injuries that were described as non-life threatening. Speed is considered to have been a factor in the crash, but authorities were also continuing to investigate to determine other possible factors.

The family of the passenger killed in this fatal car accident may wonder how they will cope with the emotional and financial difficulties they may face after losing a loved one. If they wish to do so, gathering information on wrongful death claims could prove useful to them. Filing this type of claim against the estate of the driver considered at fault could allow them to seek compensation for damages permitted under Ohio law.

Source: local12.com, “2 dead after 2-vehicle crash in Highland County“, Jeff Gilliland, Jan. 29, 2016