Death is always tragic to the family of the recently deceased, especially when the death is unexpected. An unforeseen car accident can devastate a family, but if it is fatal the accident can completely turn their whole world upside down. Unfortunately, a Nebraska family is now feeling this pain after a fatal car accident claimed another life.

A Nebraska man was killed recently after he was involved in a car accident between two drivers in Pierce County. On Aug. 6, the man collided with a driver of an SUV, a 27-year-old man, at around 12 p.m. It is unknown what the cause of the car accident was, but investigations were still underway by police. 

The 27-year-old SUV driver was taken to Faith Regional Medical Center by ambulance, but it is unknown the current state of his injuries. The other driver was flown to Mercy Medical Center by helicopter soon after the accident. He succumbed to his serious injuries hours later while in the hospital.

After investigations are finished, the cause of the accident will hopefully be known. If the driver of the SUV was at fault for the car accident, the family of the victim may seek monetary compensation through the Nebraska judicial system for the tragic loss of life. If compensation is awarded, it may provide the family with a sense of justice and lift the financial burden that may be left on the family. Although nothing will ever heal their wounds except time, compensation could give them more time to focus on healing instead of final expenses.

Source:, “Norfolk Man Killed in Two Vehicle Accident,” Aug. 6, 2013