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Fresno, CA – Vance Fleming Killed in Work Accident on W California Ave

Torem & Associates

Fresno, CA (August 9, 2020) – A workplace accident reported in the Fresno area claimed one victim’s life on Saturday.  On August 8, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene of an accident on West California Avenue.

Reports provided by authorities show that 62-year-old Vance Fleming was working at an industrial site located in the 5300 block of West California Avenue, near the intersection with California Avenue, when he became pinned underneath a large long that had rolled off of his vehicle.

The man sustained fatal injuries in the accident and was pronounced deceased at the scene. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Vance Fleming at this time.

Fatal Workplace Accidents in California

Each year, thousands of people lose their lives in workplace accidents throughout the United States. The majority of workplace accidents happen at outdoor construction sites. In California, we see numerous workers lose their lives in accidents as a result of improper training, malfunctioning tools and equipment, and dangerous work conditions.

Fatal workplace accidents have a devastating impact on surviving relatives. In many cases, families are forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral arrangements, deal with the financial struggles of lost wages, and various other consequences. In some cases, surviving relatives can reach out to a wrongful death attorney in California to protect their legal rights and get the justice they deserve. Working with a competent and trusted legal team after losing a loved one can help families recover the maximum amount of compensation available for their claims.

The California premises liability attorneys at Torem & Associates have extensive experience helping families protect their legal rights after losing loved ones unexpectedly in accidents. Our attorneys strive to help grieving families get the maximum amount of compensation available to them for funeral and burial services, lost earnings, and a variety of other financial burdens they face after enduring an unexpected loss. Our personal injury attorneys in Los Angeles strive to help families protect their legal rights as they focus on their families and recover. If your loved one lost their life in a preventable accident, contact our law firm at (888) 500-5000 to see how we can help you.

Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating these posts.  These sources include but are not limited to local news reports, police accident reports, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents in Fresno.  For that reason, the details surrounding the incident have not been independently verified by our team of writers.  If you locate any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  

Disclaimer: Our firm, Torem & Associates, has worked hard to become valued members of the local business community.  We write these posts as a way to bring awareness to the dangers of driving or being a passenger in any type of automobile accident. We hope that through awareness, people will use additional caution when out on the roadways in Fresno and throughout California to prevent being seriously injured in a crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post is meant to be informational and is not intended to be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photos used in the post are not representative of the actual accident scene.


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