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Suquamish, WA - UPDATE: Nancy McPherson Fatally Struck on Suquamish Way

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Suquamish, WA (April 9, 2021) - Local sources revealed that a woman injured in a serious pedestrian accident in Suquamish on Tuesday, April 6, has succumbed to her injuries.

Emergency responders were called to the scene of the incident at the corner of Suquamish Way and South Street, near the House of Awakened Culture. Two pedestrians, identified as 74-year-old Nancy McPherson and 78-year-old Donald McPherson, were walking along Suquamish Way when they were hit by a southbound 2003 Chrysler minivan.

Both victims were airlifted to a nearby trauma center in critical condition. Despite lifesaving measures by healthcare officials, Nancy was pronounced dead. Her husband, Donald, remains in serious conditions at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The involved driver was identified as an 81-year-old man.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Nancy McPherson at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.

Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Seattle

pedestrian accidentMany Washington state residents choose to travel on foot rather than in a motor vehicle. Walking is a great way to get around while improving your health and lessening your carbon footprint. Unfortunately, many drivers fail to look out for pedestrians and cause serious accidents. Thousands of pedestrians are killed annually in the United States, and pedestrians are nearly 1.5 times more likely to be killed in the event of a collision.

Family members are often left reeling after a loved one’s life is tragically cut short due to the negligence of another, and recovering can be a difficult battle for surviving family members who are left to pick up the pieces. It is only natural to want to grieve, and pursuing a lawsuit is usually the least of their concerns. However, a Washington wrongful death lawsuit can potentially help your family recover financial compensation resulting from your devastating loss.

At Dore Law Group, we take the utmost care and deliberation to do everything possible to obtain compensation for our clients after they have suffered the loss of a dear family member. Our Seattle wrongful death attorneys can support your family through this difficult time and bring you some peace of mind while making sure that the at-fault party is held responsible. Contact our offices today at (253) 236-3888 if you have unfairly lost a family member in a deadly Seattle pedestrian accident.

Note: Our law firm uses secondary sources to create this post. These outside sources include but are not limited to local news media outlets, local police reports, state police bulletins, social media outlets, and eyewitness accounts about serious accidents that take place in Kent, Tacoma, and Seattle. We do not verify all of the facts surrounding each accident, therefore, if you locate any information that is not correct, let us know, and we will correct our post to reflect the most accurate information available.

Disclaimer: The Dore Law Group has taken pride in providing high-quality legal representation for our clients. We write these posts to bring awareness to our fellow Washingtonians about the dangers associated with driving. We want to provide basic information about what to do if you happen to be involved in an accident. We want to remind drivers to slow down and use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. None of the information provided in this post is intended to be legal or medical advice. The picture used in this post was not taken at this accident scene.