Most people experience some kind of trauma in their lifetime, but accidentally causing someone’s death carries its own kind of distress.

The trauma of an unintentional killing in a car accident or another accident scenario impacts them with an aspect of moral guilt, said Steven Bruce, the director of the Center for Trauma Recovery at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

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