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Leta Baertschiger, wife of Senator Herman Baertschiger, died after being struck in a semi-truck accident n 5 Freeway in Grants Pass.
GRANTS PASS: Leta Baertschiger, Wife of Senator Herman Baertschiger, Hit by Semi Truck and Killed on Interstate 5

“Pedestrian Accident”

GRANTS PASS, OREGON (April 15, 2017) – The wife of Oregon State Senator Herman Baertschiger, was tragically killed in an accident on Interstate 5 on Saturday evening, according to a local news source. (map)

The accident happened around 7:57 pm on the southbound side of Interstate 5 near milepost 58. Francisco Diaz from Marysville, California was driving a red 2013 Kenworth semi-truck southbound on Interstate 5 when he struck a pedestrian walking in the right lane for an unknown reason.

The pedestrian, identified as 54 year old Leta Baertschiger, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. Francisco Diaz remained at the scene to cooperate with authorities in their ongoing investigation. It is unknown at this time why Leta was walking in the roadway.

“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all the family members and friends of Leta Baertschiger 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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