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October 25, 2022

Grovetown, GA – Christopher Herrin Killed in Pedestrian Crash on William Few Pkwy 

Grovetown, GA (October 24, 2022) – One person was killed in a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident on a roadway in Grovetown on Saturday morning, October 22. 

According to local Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies, the accident happened around 6:30 a.m. on William Few Parkway at the intersection with Chastain Place. Police confirmed that a male pedestrian was walking on the side of the road when he was suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle. 

The vehicle, which was driven by 18-year-old Corey McMurray, was driving too fast at the time of the crash. He went around a curve when his vehicle left the road and struck the pedestrian. McMurray continued onward, here his vehicle went off the side of the road and struck a ditch. Only after he struck the ditch did he call 911 to report striking the pedestrian. 

Paramedics and several other responders were called to the scene of the accident to assist those in need. The pedestrian, identified as 26-year-old Christopher Herrin, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident due to traumatic injuries. 

McMurray was charged with homicide by vehicle, failing to maintain his lane, traveling too fast, hit-and-run, and more. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time. 

We offer our warmest sympathies and condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost in this collision. 

Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia

Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents that happen on our roads in Georgia every year. Hundreds of pedestrians actually lose their lives or become seriously injured in pedestrian accidents each year within the state. In 2021, in fact, approximately 322 pedestrians were killed and many others were injured in pedestrian accidents throughout Georgia. If you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident, it is imperative that you speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

Losing somebody you love in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may wonder where you can turn during these difficult times, which is why it is crucial that you speak with an attorney who is prepared to help you and your family along the way. As you are grieving your losses, you may wonder how you are ever going to afford to pay the bills that keep piling up against you. Speaking with a Grovetown wrongful death attorney can help you move forward during these difficult times.

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here for you and your family during one of the most difficult moments in your life. We will help you move forward and work toward the compensation that you deserve for some of the following aspects: 

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost income and future lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs
  • Funeral and burial costs

If you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident, you may wonder where you can turn. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Grovetown at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can help you. 

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.