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Cleveland, OH – Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Vehicle on E 55th St

Cleveland, OH (April 24, 2024) – A hit-and-run accident reported in Cleveland on Tuesday claimed one man’s life. The incident occurred at around 1:00 a.m. on April 23.

According to reports from the Cleveland Police Department, a 65-year-old man was struck by a vehicle on East 55th Street near Lexington Avenue. The vehicle fled the scene of the crash, leaving the severely injured man alone at the scene. Authorities arrived on-site and secured the roadway. Despite medical efforts, the victim died from his injuries. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We offer our sympathies to the family of the man killed in this accident.

Hands holding a memorial candleLosing a loved one due to the negligence of a motorist is a devastating experience. In these difficult times, families deserve access to all the evidence necessary to pursue justice. At Merriman Legal, LLC, our dedicated Rapid Response team is committed to securing crucial evidence quickly so you can have the best possible chance of making a case against the negligent party.

We understand the importance of acting quickly to preserve vital information that could greatly help when advocating for your family’s rights. Due to the time-sensitive nature of ODOT’s video footage, which is typically retained for only 72 hours after an accident, it is important to seek legal representation right away.

As compassionate advocates, we stand ready to support you throughout the legal process, ensuring that your family receives the justice and closure you deserve. If you have lost a loved one in an accident caused by another party’s reckless actions, do not hesitate to reach out to our Ohio wrongful death lawyers today at (216) 522-9000. Let us begin fighting for your family during this challenging time.

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