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Pittsview, AL – Three Killed in Crash Near Georgia Border on US-431

by | Mar 24, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Pittsview, AL (March 24, 2024) – On Thursday, March 21, three people were killed following a car accident in the Pittsview area. The deadly crash was reported on US-431 near mile marker 93 late that night at around 9:50 p.m. Local reports indicated that an 18-year-old was driving a 2001 Toyota 4Runner when they left the road. 

The Toyota hit a ditch before overturning. The driver suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Two passengers traveling in the were also killed in the accident. These passengers were later identified as 20-year-old Riley S. Witt of Cummings, GA,, and 19-year-old Shennan N. Darst, also of Cummings, GA. Speed and alcohol played roles in the deadly accident, according to reports from local authorities No further updates on the deadly crash are currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of Riley S. Witt, Shennan N. Darst, and the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Car Accidents in Alabama

Pittsview, AL - Three Killed in Crash Near Georgia Border on US-431

Your risk of suffering serious injuries is high when you travel on the open road. Alabama has a bad reputation for having a high rate of serious vehicle collisions. A total of 986 people were killed on the state’s roads in a combined 907 deadly accidents in 2022. According to findings from Alabama Crash Facts, someone was killed in a crash in the state almost every eight hours and 53 minutes. There were nearly 38.5 injuries for every reported fatality on the state’s roads. Crash victims are known to suffer serious and even life-threatening injuries in the event of a serious auto accident. If you or someone close to you is hurt in an unexpected accident, you need to partner with a qualified lawyer in order to pursue lost compensation. 

A deadly car crash can change your life like nothing else can. In a matter of seconds, someone close to you can be taken away forever, and you will likely feel that nothing will ever be the same again. It can be difficult to recover after a deadly car accident. It is always in your best interests to consult with a qualified attorney who has a proven history of handling successful wrongful death claims. You have legal rights after a deadly crash, and you should do everything possible to pursue justice against the at-fault party. 

A deadly crash will make life very difficult, and the resulting damages often become the responsibility of surviving family members. Only a trained Pittsview wrongful death lawyer will be able to fight to ensure your legal rights are protected. The qualified legal team at Maloney-Lyons, LLC is prepared to get to work on your case in order to maximize your recovery. You do not want to find yourself on your own during this difficult time. Contact our law offices today at 251-225-6105 to get started on your claim.