Columbia, SC – Jennifer Kennedy Dies in Train-Car Accident on Hobart Rd
Columbia, SC (May 4, 2022) – A 25-year-old woman was killed after her car was struck by a train in the Columbia area on Saturday, April 30. The deadly accident took place on Hobard Road near Farrow Road at around 4:50 p.m.
The victim was traveling over a railroad truck in a 2017 Hyundai Sonata as she was hit by the oncoming train in the Brookhaven area. The driver suffered fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead.
The deceased party was later identified as Jennifer Kennedy. No additional information on the deadly accident has been made public at this time.
Local authorities are handling the ongoing crash investigation.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Train-Vehicle Crashes in South Carolina
According to the National Transportation Safety Bureau, a person or vehicle is hit by a train about every two hours in the United States. Train and railroad accidents may be complex and challenging for victims, in addition to being terrible and traumatic. Following a train collision or railroad accident, your best choice is to obtain legal advice from an attorney who can assist you in recovering well-deserved damages notwithstanding the pain and suffering you have encountered.
In South Carolina, the family members of someone who dies as a result of someone else’s conduct (or inaction) can file a civil case against those who are responsible. The law provides for claims in cases when a person’s death was caused by another’s improper conduct or omission. A wrongful death lawsuit is the name for this sort of case. If successful, these lawsuits may be able to financially recompense families who have experienced such a tragic loss.
After a loved one has died, a skilled automobile accident lawyer can explain your rights and guide you through the process of filing a wrongful death case to obtain the compensation you deserve. Monge & Associates is dedicated to protecting your legal rights and ensuring that justice is done for your deceased loved one by holding the culpable party accountable, and we will fight relentlessly to ensure that you obtain the best compensation possible for your claim.
If you have lost a loved one in a terrible accident, call a Columbia wrongful death lawyer now at 888-688-1924 to talk with a caring attorney about your case.
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. Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.