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Gwinnett County, GA (August 7, 2020) – One man from Lawrenceville lost his life this past Wednesday night when he was struck by a car at an intersection in Gwinnett County. 

The pedestrian crash occurred at the intersection of Buford Drive and Braves Avenue at approximately 10:00 p.m. on the evening of August 5. 

Police are still investigating the cause of the accident that took place when Benjamin Phenix, 26, was attempting to cross Buford Drive on foot. For unknown reasons, he was fatally struck by a passing vehicle. 

Paramedics were dispatched to the intersection to render medical aid to the injured victim, however, Phenix passed away at the accident site shortly after the incident took place due to his injuries. 

Local law enforcement officials continue their investigation into the circumstances of the crash. Few details are currently available. 

It is unclear whether or not charges will be filed against the driver who struck Phenix, who has not currently been identified. 

No further information is available at this time. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them and everyone that was affected by this tragedy. There is nothing more devastating than the unexpected and sudden loss of a family member especially if the accident that took their life could have been avoided. 

 Our local Georgia wrongful death attorney Kenneth S. Nugent is available 24 hours a day to answer all of your questions surrounding the fatal accident that claimed the life of your loved one. Call 1-888-657-1460 right now to be connected with our Georgia wrongful death lawyer who will provide you with a free case evaluation, a complimentary copy of the police accident report, and will ensure that your legal rights are protected and asserted. Call us today. 

Georgia Pedestrian Crashes

Gwinnett County GA - Benjamin Phenix Killed in Fatal Pedestrian CrashIn the United States and Georgia, pedestrian accidents are unfortunately not an uncommon occurrence. According to information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 4,735 people lost their lives due to fatal Georgia pedestrian crashes in the United States in 2013. Another 66,000 people sustained injuries due to pedestrian crashes in the US. That same year, in Georgia, approximately 740 people lost their lives due to traffic accidents, 10% of them pedestrians. 

Local Accident Reports was created as a resource for accident victims and their families throughout the United States who have sustained injuries or lost a loved one in an accident.  We provide invaluable resources and information for anyone who has been injured or is grieving the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one that occurred as a result of an accident. To obtain a free police accident report, contact our wrongful death lawyer in Georgia today. 

When we lose a loved one in a careless, reckless, or negligent accident that could have been prevented, it may feel like no amount of compensation could make us feel complete again.  Filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the responsible parties can ensure that you are able to cope with the loss of your family. 

 If you recently lost a loved one in a preventable accident, call to speak with our Georgia wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible to protect your rights and get justice for your deceased family member. If you believe your loved one’s fatal accident was caused by another driver’s careless, reckless, negligent, or intentional actions of another, you need legal guidance. We can help you. To speak to our Georgia wrongful death lawyer today call 1-888-657-1460 today.

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