Anderson Co., SC – Fatal Crash Reported on Hwy 28 at Hwy 413

Anderson Co., SC – Fatal Crash Reported on Hwy 28 at Hwy 413

Anderson Co., SC (January 13, 2024) – The Anderson County coroner’s office confirmed that 37-year-old Godfrey T. Spell Jr of Abbeville, South Carolina, lost his life as a result of an automobile accident that occurred on Friday.

January 12, the South Carolina Highway Patrol was called to the scene of an automobile accident that occurred on Highway 28. According to officials, a box truck was traveling east on the highway when it collided with an SUV near Highway 413. The impact of the crash caused the SUV to overturn multiple times, trapping the driver inside. The driver, identified as Spell, was severely injured. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by responding officers. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We offer our sympathies to the family of Godfrey T. Spell Jr at this time.

Fatal Car Accidents in South Carolina

Anderson Co., SC – Fatal Crash Reported on Hwy 28 at Hwy 413Motor vehicle accidents are the cause of more than 40,000 deaths across the United States each year. Unfortunately, we see a fair share of these crashes take place right here in our state. Far too often, these accidents are a result of negligence. Leading factors include:

  • Speeding: Exceeding posted limits risks the loss of control for drivers, drastically increasing the collision impact and reducing reaction time, which can result in severe accidents that result in fatalities.
  • Drunk driving: Impaired judgment and delayed reactions from alcohol consumption can and often do lead to deadly collisions on our state’s roadways.
  • Fatigue: Exhaustion can have a devastating impact on a driver’s cognitive function and alertness. This dramatically increases the likelihood of fatal accidents on the road.

These and other reckless and careless actions continue to contribute to a significant number of fatal collisions in our state every year. If your loved one has died due to another driver’s reckless or careless actions, your family may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim against them. It is vital that you seek representation from a wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. Your attorney will be able to get started on building a case against the defendant in fighting for the maximum possible compensation for your losses and damages.

At Ted Greve & Associates, we understand the pain and suffering families go through following a fatal collision, which is why we are dedicated to providing compassionate support and aggressive legal representation. While no amount of compensation can make up for the loss of a loved one, it can help ease some financial burdens during this difficult time. We urge anyone who has lost a family member due to another person’s negligence on the road to reach out to our experienced attorneys for a free case evaluation. Let our dedicated legal advocates help you seek justice while you focus on healing with your family. Contact our law firm today at (800) 693-7833.