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Fort Worth—Pedestrian Dies Following Nell Street Collision

Posted on Monday, March 4th, 2019 at 3:08 am    

According to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s website, the pedestrian who got struck by a vehicle on Nell Street died last Wednesday.

Last Monday, the Fort Worth Police Department was dispatched in the 5400 block of Nell Street after receiving a report of a collision at around 7:30 p.m. Based on a preliminary investigation, a pedestrian was hit by a black Mercedes Benz about two blocks from his home. The victim, identified as Juan Pardo, 13, sustained serious injuries from the force of impact. He was rushed to Cook Children’s Medical Center where he later died. A ruling of his death is still pending.

The driver of the Mercedes Benz stayed at the scene after hitting Pardo. He was not publicly identified.

Police said that no arrests or charges are expected to be filed.

No further details are available.

We express our deepest condolences to the family and relatives of the deceased victim. May God grant you the strength you need to get through this difficult moment in your life. We strongly believe that authorities will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.

According to statistics, at least one person dies from a car accident every two minutes. Most common causes of Texas car accidents include unsafe lane change, following too closely or tailgating, failing to yield, and speeding.

Following a fatal accident, it is important to be familiar with the rights you are entitled to. If you or your loved one is a victim in an accident caused by inattentive actions of another driver or other entity, you may have the right to file for compensation. In times like this, you would need a professional who can provide you with all the support you need as you go through this difficult time. Speak with an experienced personal injury attorney to know your rights.

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