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August 30, 2022

Anderson Co, SC – Maurice Gary Brucke Dies of Blunt Force Trauma After ATV Crash on US-29

Anderson Co, SC (August 29, 2022) – An elderly man died after he was ejected from an ATV during a crash in Anderson County on Friday, August 26th.  

The victim was on a side-by-side ATV as it entered the roadway and crashed into a pick-up truck as the driver attempted to make a U-turn on a stretch of highway near Hickory Forest Drive at about 7:00 p.m.

The impact threw both riders off the ATV, killing one and leaving the other with critical injuries.   

The deceased has been identified as 70-year-old Maurice Gary Brucke who died as a result of blunt force trauma and multiple secondary traumatic injuries.  

The other ATV rider was med-flighted to a regional trauma center in critical condition. 

The occupants of the pick-up were unharmed during the impact. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mr. Maurice Gary Brucke, at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

ATV Fatalities in South Carolina

Anderson Co, SC - Maurice Gary Brucke Dies of Blunt Force Trauma After ATV Crash on US-29

Many South Carolina residents enjoy riding ATVs. Unfortunately, many ride these vehicles without understanding how they work, how to react in an emergency, or any regard for safety. 

Accidents involving ATVs leave an estimated 135,000 individuals injured and another 700 dead every year in the United States. 

There are many unknowns following the loss of a beloved family member, and these tragic events often come with genuine concerns about how you’ll deal with unexpected costs. 

If you don’t have the financial support of a deceased loved one, your family may be faced with huge medical bills, funeral fees, and the possibility of having to sell your home. Even the most stable families can be thrown off by unforeseen circumstances.

Following a tragedy, our attorneys work with the victims’ families to prosecute the perpetrators and collect the compensation they deserve.

Monge & Associates is dedicated to aiding families who have lost a loved one due to the negligence or criminal action of others. Following the death of a loved one, a competent South Carolina wrongful death lawyer may be able to assist you in navigating the legal system. 

If a loved one died as a result of someone else’s carelessness, contact a South Carolina wrongful death lawyer online or by calling 888-688-1924 today.

Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

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