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Allen Twp., OH – Fatal Three-Vehicle Crash on SR-579 Claims One Life

Allen Twp., OH (March 13, 2024) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on Tuesday morning in Ottawa County. The crash was reported at around 6:40 a.m. on March 12.

According to OSHP reports, 46-year-old Heather Musser was driving a Chevrolet Sonic east on Ohio State Route 579. As her vehicle proceeded through the area near Genoa Clay Center Road, it collided with a westbound vehicle. The impact of the crash caused Musser’s vehicle to become disabled. It was then struck by a third vehicle that was traveling east.

Musser sustained fatal injuries in the accident. Four other people were injured in the accident. The victims were rendered aid on-site before being transported to area hospitals for further care. At this time, the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating.

We hope the injured victims recover quickly.

We offer our sympathies to the family of Heather Musser.

Hands holding a small l it candle in the dark.Dealing with the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one can be extremely challenging. However, it is important to understand that you may have legal rights and options available to help ease some of the burdens you face during this difficult time.

A wrongful death claim is often pertinent in this situation, as it can help your family obtain compensation for the losses you’ve been forced to endure.

However, it is important to know that in the wake of a tragic car accident, time is of the essence in securing evidence that can make or break your case. Our team at Merriman Legal, LLC understands the urgency of preserving crucial video footage and other evidence, which is why we offer a Rapid Response team to assist you in this difficult time. ODOT often deletes their footage after 72 hours, so call us as soon as possible after the incident to ensure the best chance of obtaining this evidence.

We are dedicated to fighting for justice on behalf of your loved one and bringing closure to their untimely passing. Reach out to us today for a free consultation with our Allen Township wrongful death lawyers at (216) 522-9000. Your family’s well-being matters to us, and we will do everything in our power to help ease the burden during this challenging time.

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