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Car accident claims the life of Illinois man

Driving in the winter often means driving when road conditions are less than favorable. Drivers are responsible for taking negative weather into account and adjusting their driving to suit such conditions. Unfortunately, not all drivers make the necessary adjustments for driving during inclement weather and accidents often result. Sadly, a recent car accident occurred during snowy weather in Illinois and is responsible for claiming the life of one man.

This accident recently occurred near Bloomington. The victim, a 48-year-old male, was reportedly driving his pickup truck on a local county road when his vehicle was struck by a car whose driver had apparently lost control in the snow. The victim was partially ejected from his truck as a result. He was taken to a local medical facility for treatment, but sadly, a few days after the accident, he succumbed to his injuries. There was a passenger in the truck at the time of the incident, however, no information regarding the passenger has been released.

It is unknown if the driver of the car suffered any injuries in this accident. Local authorities have not indicated if any other factors may have contributed to this event. At this time, information regarding citations given or charges filed for this accident have not been made public.

A car accident that results in the death of a loved one can be devastating for a family. In addition to causing emotional pain and suffering, accidents like this can result in serious expenses, such as medical and funeral expenses, that could create a significant financial burden for the family of the deceased. The victim's family may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim against the driver deemed responsible for this accident. If liability is established, a civil court in Illinois could grant the surviving family members monetary compensation to recover any financial losses they may have sustained as a result of the crash.

Source:, Man, 48, dies from accident injuries, No author, Feb. 4, 2014

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