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California car accident leads to woman's death

One woman recently lost her life in a crash involving multiple vehicles in California. The car accident took place when the woman, said to be 29, was reportedly driving a car that ended up being rear-ended by a pickup truck. According to police, the individual driving the pickup truck was 62 years old.

The collision's impact caused the woman's car to spin and collide with a second pickup truck. The first truck then hit a third pickup before crashing through mailboxes and a fence near a house. The two individuals who were driving the first and third pickup trucks suffered injuries deemed to be moderate and were transported to the hospital via helicopter.

Police said they didn't consider alcohol to be a causal factor in the crash. However, they reported that speed might have been a factor. The person driving the pickup truck that allegedly crashed into the woman's car appeared to have been going at least 80 miles per hour.

If the driver of the first pickup truck is found to have caused the car accident, he may be held liable in this case. This is because the family members of the deceased woman have the right to file a wrongful death claim, seeking monetary damages that may help them to pay for her burial expenses and other losses tied to the accident. If a preponderance of the evidence shows that the allegedly at-fault driver was indeed speeding or disobeying another rule of the road, this can help to establish liability in a civil court proceeding in California.

Source:, "Oceanside crash victim a zoo conservationist", Karen Kucher and Lyndsay Winkley, Dec. 8, 2014

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