Legislation business symbolizing loved ones of UGA participant killed in crash abruptly cancels ideas for legal motion

Attorneys for the relatives of Devin Willock announced Thursday that they are not pursuing lawful action just after his dying in a motor vehicle crash past weekend, even with an earlier announcement that they planned to.

Channel 2′s Tom Regan was in Athens, where by lawyers with Go Significant Damage Legislation appeared to abruptly cancel what they said were being designs to maintain a information conference “discussing the lawful steps that are being taken on behalf of the Willock spouse and children.”

Lawyers experienced not specified what legal actions the relatives was taking into consideration, but reported they’d communicate about civil motion and give a lot more specifics about the lethal crash.

Willock was a passenger in a auto pushed by University of Ga staffer Chandler LeCroy when the she misplaced management of a rented SUV early on Sunday morning in Athens and crashed. LeCroy and Willock, who was sitting down behind her, had been equally killed. Yet another Bulldogs participant and team member were hurt. The wreck came just hours following the Bulldogs celebrated their next-consecutive Countrywide Championship with a parade.

On Thursday, the family’s attorneys reported Willock’s parents were being not capable to be at the information meeting, but study a brief assertion on their behalf and reported the relatives requires time to system their grief. Attorneys walked absent with out answering any thoughts.

Earlier Thursday, Devin’s father, Dave Willock, instructed the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that he was not informed of any lawsuit or press meeting and that the university was “compensating us 100%.”

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In the crash report launched Tuesday, investigators verified that the crash was partly triggered by too much pace.


Channel 2′s Candace McCowan spoke with Devin’s moms and dads, Sharlene and Dave Willock before this week, who explained this is the next fatal automobile crash the family had to offer with. Devin’s half-brother, Jonathan, was killed in a motor vehicle accident years in the past.

Tale carries on

The Willocks are however finalizing funeral programs but approach to have a support in Athens and back again in New Jersey.

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