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Emma Keown killed in hit-and-run incident in Madeira Beach, FL.

Reports coming out of Madeira Beach, Florida state that Emma Keown, 20, was killed in a hit-and-run incident. According to law enforcement, the accident occurred at about 2 AM on Gulf Boulevard. Keown was skateboarding with a few other individuals when a Dodge Ram pick-up truck hit them from behind. The driver of the truck fled the scene of the incident. Though police did locate his vehicle at 13707 Plymouth Street, they still have not located the perpetrator. Though Keown was rushed to the hospital, she died from the injuries she sustained. It is unknown as of yet the health conditions of the other individuals she was with.

Sherry Gutkowski dies in motorcycle accident in Carrollton, Texas

Reports coming out of Carrollton, Texas state that Sherry Gutkowski died in a motorcycle accident. Police believe that she was taking the motorcycle out on a test drive in a parking lot next to the motorcycle dealership. The motorcycle hit a curb and it flipped over. Gutkowski was thrown from the bike and died from the injuries she sustained in the accident after being taken to the hospital. Were there any malfunctions that caused the motorcycle to flip over when hitting the curb?

Three children, one adult injured in Forth Worth, Texas accident.

Reports coming out of Forth Worth state that three children and one adult were taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle collision. The accident occurred on Texas 114, east of Rhome, at about 7 PM. Law enforcement believes that the driver of an 18-wheeler, Joshua Little, was eastbound on the highway and was turning right into City Concrete. The driver of a car, John Graham, was also eastbound and was behind Little. Graham turned to look backwards for just a moment and in that moment, the car collided with the 18-wheeler. Graham and the three children in the car with him were taken to the hospital. Little suffered no injuries.

Why deed Texas property to an LLC?

Suppose a real estate investor gets in a car accident and is sued because the other driver died in the accident. Suppose that a real estate investor is sued in a wrongful death case and the plaintiff obtains a million dollar judgment. How can the plaintiff collect the judgment from the real estate investor? The plaintiff can try to obtain the money that the defendant has in the bank. If there are insufficient funds in the bank account, the plaintiff in the wrongful death case can go after the defendant's non-exempt assets, including real estate investment properties.

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