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Gabby Constante Killed in Car Accident on Highway 177

“Investigation Ongoing”

DESERT CENTER, CALIFORNIA (May 31, 2017) – Gabby Constante has been identified as one of four people killed in a horrible car accident on Highway 177 on Memorial Day afternoon, according to a local news source. (map)

The accident happened on Highway 177, about 20 miles north of Desert Center. Gabby Constante, an assistant coach for a local high school soccer team, was heading back from a Memorial Day vacation in Arizona. With her was her boyfriend, head coach Matt Hughes, 20 year old Melissa Garnica and 21 year old Jessica Gilardo. The four were inside a 2012 Toyota Corolla heading southbound on Highway 177, when they crossed into the path of a northbound big rig and collided head on for an unknown reason.

Gabby Constante was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. Also killed in the accident was her boyfriend, Matt Hughes, and both Jessica Gilardo and Melissa Garnica. The accident remains under open investigation to determine cause and liability at this time.

“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all the family members and friends of Gaby Constante affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”

We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 541-2111. We are here to help you.


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