Laurens Co., SC (October 26, 2023) – A motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries as a result of an automobile accident reported on Wednesday evening, October 25.
At approximately 5:30 p.m., troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol were dispatched to the scene of a crash on US Highway 76.
Investigations show that a BMW SUV carrying five passengers was traveling eastbound on the highway at the same time as a Ford pickup truck. For reasons unknown, the driver of the Ford attempted to turn left onto Sprouse Road when it struck a Honda motorcycle. The Honda then collided with the BMW.
The motorcyclist, who was later identified as 47-year-old Clayborn R. Knight, was pronounced deceased at the scene. No other injuries were reported due to this crash.
The circumstances surrounding the accident are being investigated.
Our sympathies go out to the family of Clayborn R. Knight at this time
Fatal Car Accidents in South Carolina
A fatal accident can be incredibly devastating to deal with. Unfortunately, these accidents affect thousands of families across our state every year. After losing a loved one, your family has the ability to file a wrongful death lawsuit to recover compensation for some of the damages you face. Some of the economic damages that you can recover by filing a wrongful death claim include:
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- Loss of companionship, love, and support from the deceased
- Loss of consortium, or the ability to have a normal marital or domestic relationship with the deceased
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