On December 10 James Shapleigh was killed in a wrongful death accident on Highway 99 in Tipton involving a big rig. Reportedly Shapleigh was driving north on Highway 99 near Poplar Avenue when his pickup hit the back of the big rig. He was declared dead at the scene of the accident. Lorenzo Puente Munoz was the driver of the big rig. Munoz and his passenger did not sustain any injuries. It is unclear why Shapleigh’s pickup hit the big rig.

Our law firm is located in Visalia, just 20 miles from the scene of this accident.  Please give us a call and I will send an engineer to start investigating the speed of each vehicle, etc.  The air bag black box data may also be available.  Attorney John Rozier  559-713-0159/

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