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Four-year-old girl in fatal accident in New York

Emotions filled a New York courtroom at the recent arraignment for a vehicular manslaughter suspect. The suspect, a 17-year-old male, is accused of erratic driving, which led to a fatal accident that killed a 4-year-old girl and injured her grandmother earlier this month. The girl's family members have expressed their frustration by demanding a thorough investigation of the case as they seek justice.

On the day of the accident, the suspect was, reportedly, driving unsteadily when officers tried to apprehend him. This led to a chase that ended when the driver veered off the road and struck the little girl and her grandmother. The teenager was in possession of just a learner's permit and not his license at the time of the incident. Even though the suspect admitted that he took his parent's SUV, he pleaded not guilty. After the plea was entered, the victim's mother delivered a statement expressing the pain of her loss. She said that it was unfair and that her child was too young to be taken from them.

This tragedy could strike a dagger into the heart of any reader. A young girl's life was abruptly ended by someone else's lack of regard for human life. Despite the pain this child's family is surely enduring, they must also face a chain of expenditures as another family member is still being treated for her injuries. An accident like this could be a major emotional and financial setback for any Manhattan family.

Though times like these may seem overwhelming, it may be best for the family of a victim to act quickly in filing a wrongful death suit against the negligent party. The right approach to the case will dissect every angle of the accident and gather vital facts that may lead to substantial compensation.

Source: Newyork.cbslocal.com, "Family of Young Girl Killed in UWS Crash Demands Justice At Suspect's Arraignment," June 19, 2013

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