Jacksonville Florida Bicyclist Hit By School Bus Near Burger King

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Bicyclist, Edith Gruhn, died from injuries suffered from being hit by a school bus Friday afternoon. The bus hit the 59-year-old woman as the bus exited the Burger King parking lot on North Main Street in Jacksonville, Florida. At the time of the accident, there were no children on the bus and there were no other witnesses to the accident.
Since this incident resulted in the death of the bicyclist, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and / or the Florida Highway Patrol will conduct a full investigation into the cause of the accident. According to the brief news report, it was unknown as to where the bicyclist was riding just prior to the incident.
When there is a death that results from an automobile accident or other incident, a claim can be brought for the wrongful death of the victim if it can be proved that the victim died due to the negligence or fault of another person and / or company.
With respect to a Florida Wrongful Death matter, the claim must be filed with the court within two (2) years of the date of incident. The eligible family members, dependents such as minor children and/or spouses would have a claim for damages against the at fault driver / company for whom the driver works.

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