Two Men Killed in Oakdale Traffic Accident
45-year-old Clinton Tutthill along with a 50-year-old man were killed on Friday afternoon in a crash.
The deadly accident took place in Oakdale around 3:45 p.m. near Woodward Reservoir.
It was reported that the 50-year-old man crossed over double-yellow lines, causing the crash with Tutthill’s northbound vehicle.
Unfortunately, both men died at the scene despite life-saving measures.
An active investigation remains underway.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Clinton Tutthill.
Head-on collisions are without a doubt the most dangerous types of crashes. They may only account for 2% of accidents, however they make up 10% of all deadly crashes.
The Fatal Analysis Reporting System (FARS) has found that:
- 75% of head-on crashes happen in rural areas
- They are most common on two-lane highways
- Failure in negotiating a curve on the road causes 23% of all fatal head-on collisions
- 58% of head-on collisions result in a fatality
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.