Oh, dear! If I picked up the book from which this extract came I'd immediately identify it as being vanity or self published:
For the moment at least, he was in and out of consciousness, possibly even for days.
Detective Kowalski looked the doctor straight in the eye, and with serious certainty said, "Dr. Franken, I have some information about the auto accident that I need to discuss with you."
“The fatality that has come into your custody was a direct result of a homicide. At first we thought it was an accident," he stated to Evan, reluctantly.
In the distance, his headlamps shined onto the memorial erected for young Nathaniel.
But over the past few years, traveling this part of Route 93, sent shivers down one’s spine, because so many accidents had occurred that memorials were beginning to cover the roadway.
This doesn't look like the work of a professional editor.