HUNTINGTON - A Chesapeake, Ohio, man is suing a Huntington woman he claims is responsible for his wife's death.
On Sept. 26, Marsha Jean Dancy, 60, was a pedestrian near the 1300 block of Hal Greer Boulevard and was crossing the street when she was struck by a vehicle being driven by Aleetra Walker, according to a complaint filed Oct. 31 in Cabell Circuit Court.
Earl Dancy claims Walker carelessly operated, maintained and controlled her vehicle and caused it to be driven into and collide with his wife.
As a result of Walker's negligence, Marsha Dancy suffered serious and severe injuries and died from her injuries, according to the suit.
Earl Dancy claims he has suffered from sorrow; grief; mental anguish; great pain and anguish of body and mind; solace; loss of society; loss of companionship; loss of consortium; loss of comfort; loss of guidance; loss of kindly offices; loss of advice from the decedent; and loss of services, support, protection, care and assistance provided by the decedent.
The Estate of Marsha Dancy has suffered in the form of funeral and burial expenses and the expenses for the care, treatment and hospitalization of the decedent to the injuries resulting from her death, according to the suit.
Earl Dancy is seeking compensatory damages. He is being represented by R. Matthew Vital of Vital & Vital LC.
The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge David M. Pancake
Huntington Police said Marsha Dancy was going to get a drink for Earl Dancy while he was a patient at Cabell Huntington Hospital, according to an article published by WSAZ-TV.
Cabell Circuit Court case number: 13-C-812