An early morning car accident in Miami-Dade County, FL, turned deadly Tuesday, June 16, when the cruiser of a Miami-Dade police officer and a dump truck collided, according to the CBS 12 website. Officer Giovanni Gonzalez, 23, was killed in the Flordia auto accident, which reportedly occurred in the southbound lanes of the Florida turnpike near SW 152 Street around 4:00 a.m. According to the site, the officer rear-ended the dump truck, but it is not yet known who is at fault.

As a wrongful death lawyer, David Benenfeld is familiar with the indescribable pain and suffering experienced by families who lose loved ones in fatal accidents, and he expresses his deepest condolences to the friends and family of the victim in this accident. Accidents such as this may lead to wrongful death claims or workers’ compensation claims since they involve injuries or fatalities that occur while workers are on-duty. If you have questions regarding wrongful death, fatal accidents, or workers’ compensation, contact David Benenfeld for free answers, resources, and other helpful information. [number type=”1″].