North Myrtle Beach, SC – One Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Hwy 17

North Myrtle Beach, SC – One Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Hwy 17

North Myrtle Beach, SC (April 4, 2024) – A pedestrian accident reported in North Myrtle Beach on Tuesday claimed one person’s life. The incident occurred at around 11:30 p.m. on April 2.

According to area law enforcement reports, a pedestrian was attempting to cross Highway 17 during the evening hours. For unknown reasons, they were struck by a 2005 Ford Escape, which was heading down the highway near Highway 179. The pedestrian, who was identified as 32-year-old Kasey Wayew of Calabash, North Carolina, was fatally injured. He was pronounced deceased while at the scene. At this time, the incident is under investigation.

We offer our sympathies to the family of Kasey Wayew at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian accidents in South Carolina

North Myrtle Beach, SC – One Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Hwy 17Fatal accidents occur far too frequently in South Carolina. Each year, numerous lives are lost due to collisions resulting from the negligent actions of others. When drivers fail to operate their vehicles safely, the consequences can be devastating for all involved. Leading factors in these fatal collisions include:

  • Inexperienced drivers
  • Failure to yield
  • Aggressive driving
  • Poor visibility
  • Driving under the influence of drugs

After losing a loved one in a preventable crash due to the careless or reckless actions of another driver, your family can pursue a wrongful death claim against them. This type of legal action can provide financial relief for various damages that your family faces during this difficult time. This can include:

  • Medical expenses related to the deceased
  • Loss of companionship
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Loss of financial support
  • Pain and suffering endured by the deceased

Following the loss of a loved one in a fatal collision, families have legal avenues to pursue for recourse. Working with a South Carolina wrongful death attorney can safeguard your rights and pursue justice. Your attorney will conduct a thorough investigation of the accident, establishing negligence as a contributing factor. They will assist you in recovering full compensation for the damages endured by your family.

At Ted Greve & Associates, we are dedicated to helping families find closure and justice through legal means. While no amount of compensation can erase the pain of losing a family member, it can help alleviate financial burdens during this challenging time. Our team of compassionate attorneys is here to support you in seeking full and fair compensation for your loss. Do not hesitate to contact us for a free case evaluation at (800) 693-7833 and let us fight for the justice you deserve. You do not have to go through this alone. Let our dedicated legal team be there for you every step of the way.