Amarillo, TX – Pedestrian Fatally Struck at I-40 & Adkisson Rd

Amarillo, TX (April 27, 2024) – On Wednesday, April 24, a pedestrian was killed after a traffic accident in the Amarillo area. The fatal crash was reported on Interstate 40 frontage road near Adkisson Road early that morning around 6 a.m. The victim was traveling on foot when they were hit by an oncoming pickup truck. 

Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene after being notified of a pedestrian-vehicle collision. It was later revealed that 63-year-old Timothy Steffens of Wildorado was headed eastbound in a 2007 Ford F-250 pickup truck when he hit the pedestrian. The victim suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The deceased party was later identified as 34-year-old Anthony Autry of Atlanta, GA. No additional information on the deadly crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the pedestrian accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas

Amarillo, TX - Pedestrian Fatally Struck at I-40 & Adkisson RdWhen a large motor vehicle and a pedestrian share the road, there is a certain amount of risk. Unfortunately, walking on Texas streets may be extremely dangerous. Texas has one of the highest rates of pedestrian fatalities in the United States, with 7,388 pedestrian deaths reported in 2021. Since 2010, the state has seen a roughly 70 percent spike in pedestrian fatalities, and it is estimated that pedestrians are involved in one out of every five traffic fatalities on Texas roads. You should make sure you are prepared to file a lawsuit by working with an experienced attorney in the event that a loved one is killed in an unanticipated pedestrian accident.

It is never easy to lose a loved one in an accident, and it becomes even more difficult if you later discover that the crash was caused by someone else’s careless actions. Knowing your legal rights at this difficult time is even more crucial because pedestrian crashes are more likely to result in serious or even fatal injuries. If a pedestrian collision results in death, the responsible party has to pay the consequences. Families are typically left to pick up the pieces, so you need a wrongful death attorney with experience and a proven track record of success. This is going to be the best way for you to get justice and protect your legal rights.

A deadly crash is never easy, and you do not have to be on your own. You must get legal guidance from a trained Amarillo wrongful death lawyer if you or someone close to you is taken too soon in a pedestrian accident. Rasansky Law Firm is here to help you pursue a wrongful death claim to get the justice you deserve, and we will diligently fight to safeguard your legal rights at every stage of your case. Contact our skilled legal team today by giving us a call at 214-651-6100. When you work with our skilled legal team, you will know that your case is in good hands. 



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