15 Freeway Crash Results in Death of 24-Year-Old Man
A rear-end collision involving a semi-truck left Joey Dee Hagedorn dead on Saturday, August 6th.
Per CHP, the accident occurred around 5:30 a.m. on the 15 Freeway in Baker.
Hagedorn was traveling north while driving a Mercedes Benz when he crashed into the back of a semi-truck.
The Mercedes ended up stuck beneath the truck as a result and was dragged for a short distance.
Unfortunately, 24-year-old Joey Hagedorn died at the scene.
There was also a 38-year-old female passenger in the Mercedes who suffered major injuries. She was taken to University Medical Center in Vegas for treatment.
No injuries were reported from the truck driver.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Joey Dee Hagedorn.
In 2020, studies showed that the state of California reported 3,723 motor-vehicle deaths which was an increase from 2019.
In the U.S. one’s odds of dying in a car accident is around 1 in 107.
Always make sure to wear a seatbelt, obey traffic laws, and avoid distractions while driving.
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