• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: November 2019
Earline Stroud Dead after Drilling Rig Crash

Snyder, TX (11/21/2019) – An elderly woman was killed Wednesday morning after colliding into a drilling rig near Snyder, Texas.

The accident happened around 10:30 a.m. when Earline Nealie Stroud, 83, was driving her Toyota Rav 4 north on County Road 253 in the southbound lane when a drilling rig that was moving south in the southbound lane collided into Stroud.

Stroud was killed at the scene.

According to a report, the rig was unable to avoid the collision.

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers

The family of Earline Stroud may be entitled to a wrongful death suit if the investigation proves she wasn’t negligent in the accident.

If she is not negligent, surviving family members can gain financial security as well as a sense of closure in knowing that the negligence of someone is responsible for their loved one’s death will be held accountable by a court of law.

It is important to have an experienced lawyer handling the case who understands the damages of wrongful death. An attorney can deal with insurance adjusters for you, negotiate settlements, and represent your best interests if a lawsuit is needed.

If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call car accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case. 

Source: KCBD

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About the Author

Hank Stout is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Hank earned his doctor of jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and has been actively trying personal injury cases for over ten years. He was recognized by Thompson Reuters as a Rising Star from 2012-2014 and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas). He has earned a Superb rating by Avvo, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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