Seneca, SC (February 4, 2024) – Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis confirmed that Laura Ross Hunkele lost her life following a hit-and-run crash that occurred on Bilo Place on Wednesday afternoon, January 31.
At around 12:30 p.m., authorities were summoned to the scene of an automobile accident that took place near the Food Lion grocery store. Authorities confirmed that Hunkele was walking from the store in a parking lot when she was struck by a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene of the crash. Hunkele was severely injured in the crash. She was subsequently pronounced deceased by authorities. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We offer our condolences to the family of Laura Ross Hunkele at this time.
Fatal Auto Accidents in South Carolina
Fatal car accidents are reported daily in the United States. Unfortunately, the overwhelming impact that these accidents can bring can be far-reaching. Families are often forced to deal with overwhelming emotional consequences. To make matters even worse, families are often forced to deal with significant financial burdens related to lost earning capacity, funeral costs, medical expenses, and more.
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