Travelers Rest, SC (January 31, 2024) – The Greenville County Coroner’s Office confirmed that 55-year-old Debra Jean Datko lost her life as a result of a fatal truck crash that occurred in Travelers rest on Tuesday, January 30.
According to reports provided by the South Carolina Highway Patrol, a box truck collided with an 18-wheeler on Highway 25 in the area near State Park Road. One person involved in the accident suffered fatal injuries. The victim, identified as Datko, was pronounced deceased at the scene due to her injuries. No other injuries were reported. At this time, investigations into the crash are ongoing.
Our sympathies go out to the family of Debra Jean Datko.
Fatal Truck Crashes in South Carolina
Each year, hundreds of fatal collisions are reported across South Carolina. Many of these accidents are preventable. We see countless innocent people die as a result of reckless and negligent drivers. When it comes to truck accidents, there are several parties that can be held liable for any resulting damages and injuries. The circumstances surrounding the crash will play a critical role in determining who your family can take legal action against.
Losing a loved one in a fatal crash is a devastating experience for any family, and the additional financial burdens can only add to their grief. When it comes to truck accidents, the truck driver, the trucking company, the cargo loading company, the truck owner, and various other parties may be held liable for any resulting injuries or damages. A thorough investigation is often needed to determine who contributed to the crash taking place.
Fortunately, through filing a wrongful death claim, families have the opportunity to seek justice and obtain much-needed compensation for their losses. Seeking guidance from an experienced wrongful death lawyer can ensure that your case is handled with care and compassion while maximizing your chances of receiving fair compensation. While nothing can ever replace the loss of a loved one, taking legal action can help provide some financial relief during such difficult times.
No one can fully understand the pain and loss that comes with losing a loved one due to someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing. However, at Ted Greve & Associates, we are committed to helping families like yours seek justice and find closure during this difficult time. Our experienced team offers free consultations and 24/7 support to guide you through every step of your case with empathy and care. Though financial compensation cannot erase the tragedy, it can provide some sense of stability for you and your family moving forward. Contact our wrongful death lawyers today at (800) 693-7833 for a free evaluation of your case. Let us help you fight for the justice you deserve.