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Houston family mourns loss of loved one after auto crash

When a fatal car accident takes place, it can permanently change the lives of the loved ones a victim leaves behind. Sadly, these accidents continue to happen for numerous reasons in Houston, Texas, and around the country. Whether someone loses their life in a drunk driving accident, a fatal trucking accident or any other type of crash, their friends and family members could have a very hard time moving forward.

A woman who worked at a Houston-based TV station recently passed away in a car accident that she was involved in. Her family is mourning their loss after the crash, which took place in another state while she was on vacation. According to her twin sister, the accident occurred on the Fourth of July in Alabama as she was heading to a fireworks show.

The woman, who worked as a tech director, was just days away from turning 25 before the wreck claimed her life. However, her twin sister says that she was able to accomplish her goals before passing away. Earlier in the year, the woman launched a nonprofit cause which aimed to generate $500 for Guatemalan children. In less than a week after she lost her life, over $12,000 has been raised and two schools will be constructed with the funds.

On top of unbearable emotional pain, families may struggle with other hardships following a fatal accident, such as medical expenses and funeral expenses. Unfortunately, these issues can make life even more difficult for people who have already experienced unimaginable emotional pain. People who are in this position and trying to do what they can to recover may want to think about discussing what happened with an attorney.

Source:, "Young Telemundo employee killed in car wreck during holiday trip," Marcelino Benito, July 8, 2014

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