Woman dies in one-car collision on Highway 12

Story Highlights:
One dead after Elma car accident
Motor vehicle collision cause unknown

Date: December 7, 2010, 12/07/2010
Location: Elma, Grays Harbor County, Washington
Type: Car accident, Motor vehicle collision
Outcome: One Dead

A 30-year-old woman from Elma was killed around 6:45 a.m. on Tuesday after her car left the roadway and crashed into a tree. According to Washington State Patrol, she was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt along Highway 12, one mile southeast of Elma, and was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the collision. She was declared dead at the scene. The cause of the crash is still under investigation and it is unknown whether drugs or alcohol played a role.

Washington State Fatal Accident Statistics

Overall, 21-30 year olds comprise the largest majority of fatalities, at 21.5%, followed by 15-20 year olds at 16.2%. When we control for differences in the population, 15-20 year olds have the highest fatality rate per 100,000 population of 19.9, compared to the rate of 16.8 for 21-30 year olds. At the other end of the age spectrum, 80+ year olds have the second highest fatality rate, mostly due to their low representation in the population and their vulnerability to injury when involved in a collision.

Seattle Wrongful Death Attorneys
Thousands of fatalities resulting from auto accidents, medical malpractice, workplace accidents, and other tragic events occur every year. No one is ever prepared for the wrongful death of a loved one. In most wrongful death cases, the estate and certain surviving family members will have a claim for damages. Chris Davis and everyone at the Davis Law Group sends out their heartfelt condolences to victim's family and hopes that they will find an excellent wrongful death attorney that will help them with their case. 
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