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December 19, 2021

Anderson, SC – Pedestrian Fatally Hit at SC-88 & Gray Fox Ln

Anderson, SC (December 18, 2021) – A hit-and-run collision in Anderson left one person dead on Saturday evening, December 18. The accident was reported at around 6:50 p.m. at the intersection of SC-88 and Gray Fox Lane. 

Local reports revealed that a pedestrian was walking westward on the highway. A westbound passenger car hit the pedestrian, and the driver fled the scene. The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The deceased party was later identified as 32-year-old Justin Dwayne Monroe. Limited information is known this time concerning the identity of the at-fault driver. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Justin Dwayne Monroe at this time.

Deadly Hit-&-Run Crashes in South Carolina

Anderson, SC - Pedestrian Fatally Hit at SC-88 & Gray Fox Ln

The number of hit-and-run collisions in the United States has reached all-time highs in recent years. Over 737,100 hit-and-run collisions were reported nationwide in 2015. This means that one happened every 43 seconds on average. In 2016, there were 2,149 confirmed hit-and-run deaths, the highest number ever recorded.

There are a number of factors that have contributed to the rise in fatal pedestrian collisions, and distracted driving has become a major safety issue in South Carolina. There are many factors that contribute to pedestrian accidents in the state, and South Carolina has one of the country’s highest pedestrian fatality rates. Driver distraction, intoxication, or general negligence behind the wheel cause the majority of these accidents.

Anderson Pedestrian Accident Lawyers

An experienced Anderson pedestrian injury lawyer can assist you in obtaining the highest possible compensation for your legal claim. You may be entitled to compensation from the at-fault party if you were injured in a pedestrian accident. A skilled Anderson personal injury lawyer can assist you in preparing your case and increasing your chances of a successful claim. At Monge & Associates, we believe that pedestrians who are injured should be held responsible for the negligence of another driver.

To speak with an Anderson wrongful death lawyer about your case, call 678-832-0585.

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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