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Robert Shaffer died in a crash on State Route 89 near Cold Creek Campground in Sierraville.
Robert Shaffer Killed in Accident on State Route 89 near Cold Creek Campground

“Deadly Collision”

SIERRAVILLE, CALIFORNIA (April 1, 2017) – 64 year old Robert Shaffer was tragically killed in a collision on State Route 89 on Saturday, according to a local news source. (map)

The accident happened on Saturday evening on Highway 89. Robert Shaffer was driving in his Toyota Corolla on State Route 89 with his wife, Lisa Shaffer and his 22 year old son Patrick when a man in a pickup truck driving the opposite direction veered over the center line and crashed into the Shaffer’s vehicle head on.

Robert Shaffer was tragically pronounced dead as a result of injuries sustained in the accident. Lisa Shaffer and Patrick Shaffer both suffered minor to moderate injuries in the car accident. The driver of the pickup truck, David Slaughter, sustained moderate injuries and was airlifted to a Reno hospital. The accident remains under investigation at this time.

“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”

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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