In a second alcohol related accident in the Columbus, Georgia area, a pedestrian was struck and killed by another driver as he was trying to cross the road. Jack L. Whitten, 54, of Columbus, was struck and killed by a vehicle traveling on Veterans Parkway near 14th Street according to the authorities. Whitten, whose blood alcohol content was said to be .361, died shortly after the accident at The Medical Center in Columbus. The woman driver of the vehicle that stuck Whitten has not been charged with any violations at this time.
A partner with Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC,, Brandon Smith has devoted his practice to pharmaceutical litigation, mass torts, products liability and serious personal injury. A frequent guest speaker at legal seminars all over the country—Brandon is focused on helping injured victims nationwide, however possible. Named a SuperLawyer again in 2019, he has also been called out as one of 10 Best Attorneys For Georgia by the American Institute Of Personal Injury Attorneys and a Top 100 Lawyer in Georgia by the National Trial Lawyers in 2019.