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December 22, 2021

Duncan, SC – Alton Bruce Clark Dies in Car Crash on SC-290

Duncan, SC (December 21, 2021) – A high school football coach was killed following a traffic accident in Duncan on Tuesday, December 21. The deadly crash occurred on SC-290 near North Avenue. 

Local reports revealed that 61-year-old Alton Bruce Clark died in the collision. He was pronounced dead at around 5:48 p.m. The deceased party was reportedly a football coach at Boiling Springs High School from 2008 to 2012. 

At this time, the cause of the deadly accident has not been reported. No further information on the incident is available. 

An ongoing investigation into the deadly crash is in progress. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Alton Bruce Clark at this time.

Fatal Auto Accidents in South Carolina

Duncan, SC - Alton Bruce Clark Dies in Car Crash on SC-290

Driving a car is one of the most dangerous activities we engage in on a daily basis. In 2018, South Carolina had the highest per capita rate of fatal crashes in the country. Automobiles, trucks, and SUVs accounted for nearly 65% of all fatal vehicle collisions in the state that year, and there were 1,037 reported traffic fatalities. According to statistics, nearly 82% of all roadway deaths in South Carolina are caused by the actions of other motorists. 

You should file a wrongful death claim if a loved one was killed in a car accident. There are many complicated rules regulating these types of claims, including who can file a claim and when a wrongful death claim is appropriate in South Carolina. A wrongful death lawsuit is an option when the at-fault party was the direct cause of the victim’s death. With the help of a Duncan car crash lawyer, a representative of the deceased should file the claim and attempt to prove the defendant’s negligence.

Auto Accident Attorneys in Duncan

Monge & Associates is dedicated to obtaining full compensation for family members who have lost a loved one as a result of another party’s negligence or wrongful acts. A wrongful death lawyer will guide you through the entire legal process, regardless of the nature of your claim. Our Duncan personal injury lawyers want to help grieving families get the compensation they deserve after a fatal accident while also holding the responsible party accountable.

If you have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident caused by someone else’s negligence, call a Duncan wrongful death lawyer at 800-421-0174.

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.