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Auto accident leads to death, manslaughter charge in Connecticut

A person who is on his or her way to an important destination often is concentrating on simply getting there, not always realizing what other motorists on the road are doing. Unfortunately, in some cases, people have chosen to drink and drive, thus putting others on the street in harm's way. When a driver ends up losing his or her life due to another person's decision to drive while intoxicated, the resulting frustration for family members who are left behind following the fatal auto accident in Connecticut is clearly understandable.

Auto accident leads to 2 injuries, 1 death in Connecticut

Running into a tree or a guardrail while riding in a car certainly can be a scary situation for a couple of reasons. The driver of the vehicle has full control of the car, and the manner in which he or she strikes the object can easily cause injury due to the force of the impact. In addition, the faster a Connecticut driver is going, the greater the impact and thus more potentially destructive the auto accident. Colliding with an object can stem from the driver's decision to drive too speedily or to drive while distracted, which may be considered negligence.

Auto accident in Connecticut claims 1 life, injures 2

As a person rides in a friend's vehicle, he or she may primarily be focused on enjoying the moment to bond while listening to music or catching up on the day's events. The passenger usually doesn't contemplate that he or she is literally putting his or her life in the driver's hands. Just one mistake on the part of the driver, such as speeding or taking one's eyes off the road, can easily cause a serious auto accident that may cause injury or death in Connecticut.

Auto accident leads to 1 death, 2 injuries in Connecticut

Crashing into an object such as a tree can be a destructive event, potentially causing not only irreparable damage to one's vehicle but also serious injuries or even death to the individuals inside the car. This is due to the intense force of the impact associated with the collision. This type of auto accident can easily occur if the driver of the vehicle is behaving negligently -- for example, speeding or driving while distracted.

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