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Baldwin County, AL – Kim Sung Gov Loses Life in Car Crash on Route 87 near Merchant Ln

Baldwin County, AL (August 21, 2023) – A fatal accident reported just outside of Elgin on Friday claimed one person’s life.


At around 5:50 p.m. on August 18, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency responded to the scene of an automobile collision that took place on Route 87.


According to law enforcement, a collision between vehicles took place on the roadway near Merchant Lane. The driver of one of the vehicles, identified as 40-year-old Kim Sung Gov, was fatally injured. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


ALEA reports show that Sung Gov’s vehicle was struck by a truck for unknown reasons. Two people in the truck were injured and transported to Gulf Shore Free Standing Hospital for emergency care.


Investigations into the accident are currently underway.


We hope the two people hurt due to this crash recovered quickly.


Our condolences go out to the family of Kim Sung Gov.


Fatal Car Accidents in Alabama

Losing a loved one due to a fatal accident can be incredibly difficult to deal with. Unfortunately, hundreds of people across our state die every year as a result of this accident. If you have lost a loved one due to a fatal collision, you should seek guidance from a skilled wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. Your lawyer will fight aggressively on your behalf in court. Your lawyer will do all it takes to build you the best case possible.


A Baldwin County wrongful death lawyer will take several measures after the loss of a loved one due to an accident to defend your rights under the law. Some of the ways your attorney will assist you during this very difficult time include:


  • Conducting an investigation into the incident.

  • Gathering evidence at the crash scene.

  • Collecting testimonies from people who witnessed the incident.

  • Collecting the police report of the collision.

  • Using specialists who can reproduce the accident.

  • Manage all interactions with the insurance company.

  • See to it that you are fairly paid for the suffering you have endured.


It is crucial to seek guidance from a skilled legal team right away to provide your family with the best chance of getting justice. Your attorney will want to begin working on the case immediately to ensure you have the strongest evidence possible.


At Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey, we understand that you are going through a difficult time. Our experienced team of legal advocates is here to provide compassionate and fearless support as well as emotional assistance during this trying time. We want to help you get the justice and closure that you deserve from your car accident case. For a free consultation, call our Alabama personal injury law firm today at 205-349-2009 so that we can start helping you on your way to healing emotionally and getting the justice that is deserved for your loved one's death.


Notes: Our writers relied on secondary sources to create this article. Our staff has not independently verified all of the circumstances surrounding this accident; therefore, if you find any incorrect information, please contact Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey, LLP immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. The post may be deleted upon request.


Disclaimer: This post's content is not intended to serve as legal or medical advice. The image used in this post was not taken at the described accident scene. This post is not intended as a business solicitation.

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