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Lyons v. Midnight Sun Transportation Services
Citation:928 P.2d 1202 (Alaska 1996)
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One day, Esther Hunter-Lyons was killed when her Volkswagen van was struck broadside by a truck driven by the defendant. When the accident occurred, the defendant was driving south in the right-hand lane. Esther pulled out of a parking lot in front of him. The defendant braked and steered to the left, but Esther continued to pull out further into the traffic lane. The defendant’s truck eventually collided with Esther’s vehicle, resulting in Esther’s death. The truck driver was accused of speeding.
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