OMAHA, NEBRASKA (February 26, 2017) – A 19-year-old woman was killed on Sunday night in a semi-truck accident on Highway 275, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 6:30 p.m. on the eastbound side of U.S. Highway 275 near Valley. A 2004 Buick Rainier driven by Cherrington was heading west on the Highway, when she crossed over the median for an unknown reason and collided with an eastbound cattle hauler semi-truck.
Tyler Cherrington was tragically declared dead at the scene. The driver of the semi-truck, Kreg Mitteis, did not report being injured in the accident. The accident remains under active investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all the family members and friends of Tyler Cherrington affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 864-6664. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.