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Fatal accidents can leave behind grieving family members who will likely have numerous outcomes to handle. These repercussions may be emotionally taxing, and loved ones may wonder how they will be able to move on from such an event. Though it may not alleviate all of the stress and hardships of losing a family member, filing legal claims after serious accidents may be an option to consider.

Family members of an Illinois driver may be looking into such options after the driver was killed in an accident. It was reported that the man was apparently inside a vehicle that was stopped on the side of the road when it was hit by a semi-truck. There were not many details about the accident available in the report.

It was reported that the driver of the car was killed in the accident, and that he was 47 years old at the time of the event. The driver of the semi-truck was also injured, and he was transported from the scene for treatment. That driver's age was not disclosed in the report. It was also not mentioned whether any charges may result from the crash.

Serious accidents are saddening situations, especially when they result in the death of an individual. The family members of the victim involved in this Illinois crash may be working to determine how to handle their current circumstances. The struggles that can result from losing a loved one can be detrimental, and seeking compensation may be a viable option. If individuals are interested, a wrongful death claim could assist in pursuing compensation for their loss and other damages.

Source: CBS Chicago, "One Killed In I-55 Crash In Plainfield", April 8, 2015

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