West Columbia, SC – Edmund Hwy Crash Takes One Life

West Columbia, SC – Edmund Hwy Crash Takes One Life

West Columbia, SC (April 5, 2024) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol confirmed that 34-year-old Marvin Orlando Felipe Perez lost his life as a result of a motor vehicle accident reported in West Columbia on Wednesday morning, April 3.

At around 6:40 a.m., authorities were called to the scene of an accident that occurred on Edmund Highway. Preliminary reports show that Perez was walking in the 4000 block of the roadway when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle. Perez was severely injured in the accident. Despite medical aid provided to him by responding EMS personnel, he passed away from his injuries while at the scene. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We offer our sympathies to the family of Marvin Orlando Felipe Perez.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in South Carolina

West Columbia, SC – Edmund Hwy Crash Takes One LifeFatal motor vehicle accidents are devastating for families. Unfortunately, those involving pedestrians take the lives of thousands of people across the United States every year. Here in South Carolina, we often witness families forced to deal with the overwhelming consequences of these fatal incidents. Many of the crashes that occur on our roadways are entirely preventable. Drivers who fail to operate their vehicles responsibly continue to cause severe harm to innocent people. Unfortunately, there are several negligent actions that contribute to many of the accidents that take place on our roads. Some of the most common include:

  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
  • Failure to Yield the Right of Way
  • Distracted Driving
  • Running Red Lights or Stop Signs
  • Speeding

Losing a loved one is never easy, and the financial burden of their passing only adds to the pain. A wrongful death claim can help ease some of this burden by providing compensation for various expenses and damages. It is crucial to take legal action promptly after a fatal collision in order to secure the best possible outcome. With an experienced attorney by your side, you can focus on grieving while they handle all aspects of your claim.

At Ted Greve & Associates, we understand how devastating a wrongful death can be for a family and are dedicated to providing compassionate and skilled legal support in these trying times. Our team of experienced attorneys is committed to fighting for justice on your behalf against even the biggest insurance companies. By scheduling a free consultation with our firm, you can take the first step toward seeking accountability for your loved one’s passing. We are here to guide you through every step of the process and ensure that your case receives the attention and care it deserves. To take action and seek justice, please contact our South Carolina personal injury law firm at (800) 693-7833 today. Let us help you get the closure and compensation that your family deserves after such a tragic loss.