Santee, CA (October 11, 2021) – Steve Krueger, 61, was killed after a fatal plane crash near Greencastle Street and Jeremy Street that hit his vehicle and burned down two homes. Ten other homes were damaged.
The collision was reported around 12:15 p.m. Police and paramedics responded to the scene shortly thereafter. Yuma Cardiologist, Dr. Sugata Das, was the owner and pilot of the twin-engine Cessna C340 that crashed into the Santee neighborhood.
Police and first responders found Krueger in his UPS truck where he had been driving along his regular route when he was struck by a fireball from the crash.
Kreueger was not transported to a hospital and was pronounced dead at the scene. The circumstances of the crash are not clear and under investigation.
Personal Injury Claims (Wrongful Death) in Santee
In this case, the family members of Steve Kreuger 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.
Indeed, no amount of money will ever make up for the death of a loved one. However, receiving the maximum settlement and winning a judgment can give a sense of justice. Also, it can offer some peace of mind.
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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 Steve Kreuger
Certainly, nothing can alleviate the pain of losing a loved one. However, it’s important to have a strong team of experienced personal injury attorneys handling your case. Jacoby & Meyers has a team of the best lawyers for car accident, wrongful death, or motorcycle accident cases in California, including Los Angeles, Santee, and Sacramento. Our lawyers can help you get justice as well as the compensation you rightfully deserve, including car accident settlements and more. Give us a call today at 888-960-0480 for a free consultation. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you.
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