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Woman Killed in Madera Pedestrian Accident on Road 26 ID’d as Michelle Starkand

Authorities ID’d 55-Year-Old Michelle Starkand as Victim Struck and Killed by Vehicle on Road 26 in Madera

Madera, California (April 23, 2020) – The California Highway Patrol have released the name of the woman who died following a pedestrian accident along Road 26, just north of Avenue 17 in Madera at about 10:30 p.m. April 12.

55-year-old Michelle Fern Starkand died at the scene after she was struck by a northbound Kia operated by19-year-old Jose David Zaragoza while pushing a shopping cart eastbound across Road 26 Sunday night.

Zaragoza, a Madera resident, initially left the scene after hitting Starkand and went home. He then returned to the crash site and cooperated with the investigation.

The detectives are gathering more evidence to determine the cause of the accident.

We offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Michelle Fern Starkand. It is extremely difficult to lose a loved one, especially when it happens unexpectedly.

If your loved one died and you believe someone else was at fault, we encourage you to contact our legal team for a free, confidential consultation. Our legal team can help you understand your legal rights.

When a fatal accident is caused by a person or entity’s negligence, the resulting death is considered “wrongful” in the eyes of the law. The surviving family members have legal rights for a wrongful death claim.

Arin Khodaverdian, the Managing Partner and CEO of Alpine Law Group, advises surviving family members to “talk to a wrongful death attorney as soon as possible to understand your legal options and take action aimed at securing the maximum compensation.”

We understand that there is no amount of financial recovery that can make up for the immense loss of your loved one, but it can ease your financial burdens and help you forge your way forward.

Call Mr. Khodaverdian for a free consultation 24/7 at 800-984-4123.

Mr. Khodaverdian is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.

Alpine Law Group Sends strength and condolences to the accident victims and their families

Alpine Law Group sends strength and condolences to the accident victims and their families. Our firm stands ready to help those affected by tragedy obtain the justice they deserve. We can also help you obtain a copy of the police report free of charge. Call us 24/7 at 800-984-4123 to be directly connected with an attorney for a no-obligation consultation. There are no up-front fees and you pay us nothing if we don't win. You may also contact us via text message and online chat 24/7. We look forward to speaking with you.


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