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Cleveland, OH – Michael Yearout Killed in Truck Crash on W 117th St

Cleveland, OH (February 20, 2024) – The Cleveland Police Department confirmed that 39-year-old Michael Yearout of Cleveland, Ohio, lost his life in a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Monday morning, February 19.

At around 7:30 a.m., a semi-truck tractor-trailer and a car collided at the intersection of West 117th Street and Bellair Road. The local police responded to the scene of the accident as well as the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Authorities located the car wedged under the semi-truck with significant damage. The driver, identified as Yearout, suffered fatal injuries. He was pronounced deceased while still at the scene. The driver of the semi-truck, a 48-year-old man, was not injured. At this time, the incident is under investigation.

Our condolences go out to the family of Michael Yearout.

Several candles lit up in the dark.Dealing with the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one is something you cannot prepare for. When it happens due to someone else’s negligence, the pain can feel unbearable. At Merriman Legal, LLC, we understand the overwhelming impact of losing a loved one in a fatal accident. For this reason, we are committed to providing trusted and aggressive legal representation for bereaved families.

Our dedicated team is here to help you seek justice for your loved one while you focus on healing and grieving. We will work quickly to gather crucial video evidence from the Ohio Department of Transportation and commercial property owners that may be lost within 72 hours after the accident. With our experienced Cleveland wrongful death attorneys by your side, you can rest assured that your case will be handled with compassion and dedication. Your family’s well-being is our top priority, and we will tirelessly fight for the compensation you deserve. If you have suffered such a tragic loss in Ohio, contact our personal injury law firm for a free consultation at (216) 522-9000.

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