• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: November 2019
Evangelina Gutierrez Killed in Fatal Auto-Pedestrian Accident

Orange Grove, TX (11/20/2019) – A 13-year-old girl and another male pedestrian were involved in a fatal crash that happened Tuesday morning.

The accident happened on FM 738 in Orange Grove when a Chevrolet Silverado that was traveling south hit the two pedestrians as they were walking on the side of the FM 738 southbound lane.

Gutierrez was pronounced dead at the scene.

The male pedestrian was reportedly not injured. 

According to reports, the driver of the Silverado couldn’t see the pair due to the heavy fog that morning. 

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

Inclement weather conditions are one of the many reasons drivers get involved in auto-accidents every year. From rain to ice to even fog, weather conditions can impair the senses of even the safest of drivers.

For the case above, fog impacts visibility distance, which is ultimately the reason why Gutierrez passed away. Although these cases only represent 3% of vehicular crashes, as told by FHWA, the results are as life-changing as accidents that are more common. 

If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, the Houston pedestrian accident lawyers at Sutliff & Stout can help. Our experienced personal injury attorneys represent Texans in civil lawsuits against negligent drivers and will work hard to get you the compensation you deserve.

For a no-cost consultation with a Houston pedestrian accident lawyer, contact us today.

Source: KRISTV

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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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