Woman Killed in Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Wreck

Buda, TX (10/10/2020) – A woman was killed in a deadly hit-and-run wreck Saturday in Buda. 

The accident happened at an H-E-B at 15300 Interstate 35. A woman was walking in the middle of a crosswalk when a gray Chevrolet Silverado came by and struck her. The man then drove away from the scene. 

The woman, 67-year-old Viola Garcez, was taken to the hospital, where she later died. 

Police were able to locate the Silverado and identify the driver as Jeffrey Conzemius, 58. He was charged with an accident involving death and was booked in the Hays County Jail.

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

Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

Due to the nature of the incident, the surviving family of Viola Garcez are entitled to a wrongful death claim against the negligent driver. According to Texas law, a pedestrian has the right of way when crossing an intersection at a crosswalk. If it’s revealed that the pedestrian was on a sidewalk or on the median at the time of the collision, then they are entitled to a wrongful death claim against the driver.

If you or a loved one was involved in a pedestrian accident in Houston or the surrounding areas, the experienced personal injury lawyers at Sutliff & Stout can help. For a complimentary consultation about your case, contact us today. We are dedicated to providing our clients with zealous representation that yields results.

Source: KVUE

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