Cullman Co, AL – Fatality in Five-Car Pile-Up on I-65
Cullman Co, AL (October 11, 2020) – Local law enforcement officers have identified a woman who was killed during a five-car pile-up in Cullman County on Friday, October 9th.
32-year-old Kristin Hudson Cohn, a resident of LaGrange, Georgia, died when the 2004 Mazda MVP in which she was a passenger was hit by a 2008 GMC Yukon.
The accident took place when the Mazda hit a car in the southbound lane before swerving across the median where it collided with the Yukon. Cohn, who was in the front passenger seat and not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The drivers of each vehicle and one young passenger all sustained injuries and were transported via ambulances to local medical facilities. The occupants of the other three vehicles were unharmed during the collision.
No further details are available as authorities continue to investigate.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Kristin Hudson Cohn, at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Car Crashes in Cullman County
In 2016, there were 155,907 motor vehicle collisions in the state of Alabama. 994 of these accidents were fatal and produced a total of 1,089 victims. Nearly 60% of those victims were not wearing their seatbelts at the time of the collision. The odds of dying in a car accident are 57 times greater for those in the front seat who are not wearing their seatbelts.
No matter how proactive we are to protect others sharing the road, there is no guarantee that they will take the same stand for ensuring our health and safety are protected. When families lose loved ones in accidents caused by negligent and reckless drivers, they should reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Alabama as soon as possible. Families may have legal options to help them secure compensation after losing loved ones to cover the various expenses they face.
Working with a responsive, knowledgeable, and compassionate Montgomery car accident attorneys from the Law Office of Dwayne L. Brown will ensure your family is in the best position imaginable to move forward after losing a loved one. Our team provides individualized and trusted legal representation that ensures the best interests and legal rights of our clients are protected.
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