San Ysidro, CA (October 30, 2021) – Timothy Wayne McGregor, 78, was a passenger killed when he stepped out to reattach his truck’s tow hitch on State Route 905 in San Diego County.
The collision was reported around 06:43 a.m. Police and paramedics responded to the scene shortly thereafter. McGregor was the passenger of a truck that was travelling westbound on State Route 905 and towing a boat. When the driver hit a bump, the tow hitch detached and they had to pull over. McGregor left the vehicle to reattach the tow hitch just as a passing vehicle struck him.
First responders found McGregor and pronounced him dead at the scene with no medical intervention. Police are still investigating the fatal collision that resulted in the death of the married San Diego resident.
Personal Injury Claims (Wrongful Death) in San Ysidro
In this case, the family members of Timothy Wayne McGregor can have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. However, it can depend on the investigation’s findings. In addition to that, negligence by a person or business can contribute to an accident, which might have resulted in the death of a family member. If that is the case, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim and receive a big settlement.
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Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the above-mentioned parties. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Timothy Wayne McGregor
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