This hit-and-run story is as profoundly sad as any get. It involves a late-night accident that took the life of a promising young Denver attorney. Her family and boyfriend obviously took the news in shock, according to local news reports.
“She was a talented lawyer, a great colleague and a wonderful presence in the Denver office. … Karina’s death will be felt by all of us at the firm. Our thoughts are with her family and her boyfriend, who was also injured on Saturday evening and is recovering,” stated a message released from the law firm she worked for.1
The only upside to this story, if it can be said there is any, is that the suspect who fled from the scene of the accident turned himself in to local law enforcement.
Fatal Hit-and-Run Suspect Turns Self In, Young Lawyer Killed | Lakewood Auto Accident Attorney
The following hit-and-run details and allegations were gathered from local news reports and police documents:
Unfortunately, there’s a huge downside for the victim’s family in this case. The alleged driver didn’t have insurance. Here is a list of some paths the family can take to find justice and perhaps some compensation for the death of their loved one:
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¹”Woman Killed in Denver Hit-and-Run ID’d as 28-Year-Old Laywer” published in Fox 31 News, Nov. 2016.