Easley, SC (November 23, 2023) – A pedestrian accident reported in Pickens County claimed one person’s life. The incident occurred on Monday, November 20.
According to reports from local law enforcement, 69-year-old Sue Anderson Price was struck by a vehicle while crossing Calhoun Memorial Highway. After the initial collision, she was struck a second time by a vehicle traveling through the area. The Easley Police Department shut down the highway as they assisted at the scene.
Price was severely harmed in the crash. She was pronounced deceased by the Pickens County Coroner’s Office. At this time, the crash is being investigated.
We offer our sympathies to the family of Sue Anderson Price.
Fatal Car Accidents in South Carolina
The sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one can be incredibly difficult to deal with. Unfortunately, countless people lose their lives as a result of fatal crashes in our state every year. In most cases, these accidents are preventable. Innocent people lose their lives in crashes frequently caused by negligent and reckless drivers.
Leading factors and fatal collisions across our state include:
- Fatigue: Being too tired can make it difficult to operate a vehicle.
- Poor weather conditions: Drivers are more likely to lose control of their vehicle due to rain, ice, and other inclement weather conditions.
- Poor road conditions: Broken or damaged roadways can make it difficult to operate a vehicle.
- Vehicle defects: When brakes fail or accelerators jam, it can severely compromise a driver’s ability to maintain control of their vehicle.
- Inexperienced drivers: Drivers with little experience behind the wheel may not be able to make responsible decisions.
These reckless actions can cause devastating accidents that claim the lives of innocent people. After experiencing the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one due to a fatal car accident, your family has the ability to pursue a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. A wrongful death claim can provide you with financial relief for funeral costs, burial costs, lost earnings, and more. It is vital that you seek legal representation from a knowledgeable and skilled wrongful death lawyer right away. Your attorney will be able to build a strong case on your behalf and fight for fair compensation.
At Ted Greve & Associates, we are committed to providing compassionate and aggressive legal representation for families who have lost loved ones in car accidents. We understand the devastating impact that such an accident can have on a family, and our goal is to help alleviate some of the financial burdens that may arise through full and fair compensation. Our team of dedicated wrongful death attorneys will stand by your side and fight for justice as you navigate through this difficult time. If you have suffered a loss due to a negligent motorist, please do not hesitate to reach out to us for a free case evaluation at (800) 693-7833. Let us help you find peace of mind and closure during this challenging time. You do not have to face this alone – we are here for you every step of the way.