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Fresno, CA – Woman identified in Fresno County car crash

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FRESNO, CA – The California Highway Patrol reported that a woman was killed in a rollover accident with two children and their father present.

According to representatives of the Fresno County Coroner’s Office, Angelica Lepiz, 31, was killed in a collision close to Manning and Porter avenues. Deputies from the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area about 12:10 a.m. on Friday after it was reported that someone could be heard calling for assistance.

In the driver’s seat of an overturned car in a neighboring orange grove, deputies discovered a woman who had died from her wounds when they arrived. Authorities reported that a guy and his two kids, a 2-year-old girl and a 4-year-old boy, were also discovered inside the vehicle.

The two kids, who were restrained in their car seats, escaped the collision unharmed and are now in a relative’s care. The father of the kids was brought to a nearby hospital with moderate wounds. Whether the woman was the children’s mother has not been made clear by the authorities.

According to investigators, DUI may have contributed to the collision.

Fresno Car Accident Lawyers

A car crash can have a lasting impact on victims and their families. Approximately 270,000 accidents take place in our state each year. In spite of our best efforts, accidents often do not end well for everyone. 

Every year, more than 3,200 people die in automobile accidents in California. Human error is the leading cause of most of these accidents. In fact, reckless driving, negligence, speeding, driving while intoxicated, and other careless actions while operating a vehicle account for approximately 80% of collisions each year. 

It is difficult to accept the loss of a loved one under any circumstance. The fact that your loved one was killed in a preventable accident makes the situation even more emotional. Not only do families suffer endless mental and emotional suffering, but they must also spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical treatment, property damages, funeral services, and other expenses. 

Wrongful Death Attorney in Northern California

When families lose a loved one in an accident caused by the negligent actions of others, they can reach out to a wrongful death lawyer in Fresno to explore their legal options.

Fresno wrongful death attorney’s at Torem & Associates have been helping families after losing loved ones in accidents caused by the negligence of other motorists for nearly four decades. We strive to help our clients better understand their options and maximize their recoveries so they can get the justice they deserve for their loved ones. 

We are able to provide skilled and trusted legal representation to help our clients win so they can hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions due to our attention to detail and extensive knowledge of personal injury laws in California. 

Contact our California wrongful death lawyers at (888) 500-5000 if your loved one was killed in an accident that could have been prevented. You can meet with our legal team and learn about your legal options to help you work through this difficult time.

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 the 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 the 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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