Indiana State Police Sergeant Killed by Distracted Truck Driver
A truck driver (the Defendant) was driving in an eastbound lane of State Road 14 in Warsaw, Indiana when he became distracted by his cell phone and drove the right side of his truck off the paved roadway for more than 160 feet before he re-entered the eastbound lane. He then over-corrected, and crossed the center line into the westbound lane, striking an Indiana State Police Sergeant's vehicle. The Sergeant died as a result of his injuries.
The Indiana State Police Sergeant left behind his wife of 9 years, and his two children, then ages 9 and 7. Tabor Law Firm represented his grieving family and fought to for a seven-figure recovery for the family for the wrongful death of the Sergeant.
This case highlights the dangers of distracted driving while operating a vehicle.