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May 28, 2022

Mayo, SC – Three Killed Following Rear-End Collision on Chesnee Hwy

Mayo, SC (May 27, 2022) – Three people lost their lives in the aftermath of a two-vehicle crash outside of Mayo on Thursday evening, May 28. The deadly accident took place on Chesnee Highway near Old Coultere Ford Road at around 5:41 p.m. 

It was reported that a Ford Mustang was headed southbound on the highway when the driver lost control. The car traveled left of center after it spunout. The Mustang was then hit in the rear by an oncoming SUV. 

The three passengers of the Mustang suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash. Two were pronounced dead at the scene and another succumbed to their injuries at a local hospital. Both drivers were also injured. 

Two of the deceased parties were identified as 62-year-old William Mark Fowler III and 20-year-old Austin Mark Fowler. The third victim’s identity has been withheld due to them being a minor. 

Local authorities are investigating the cause of the crash. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of William Mark Fowler III, 62, Austin Mark Fowler, and the deceased party at this time.  Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Fatal Rear-End Crashes in South Carolina

Mayo, SC - Three Killed Following Rear-End Collision on Chesnee Hwy

Rear-end collisions are the most often reported kind of collision, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Rear-end accidents account for roughly a quarter of all reported two-vehicle fatalities and nearly a third of all injury-causing automotive accidents. Every year, around 2.5 million rear-end collisions are recorded, resulting in thousands of deaths and hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations.

When a loved one is killed as a consequence of someone else’s actions, some direct family members may file a wrongful death claim to seek compensation. A wrongful death attorney can guide you through the process, explaining what to do next, identifying the parties at fault, and pursuing a settlement via an insurance claim or a lawsuit. A wrongful death lawsuit may be able to help you recoup financial and emotional damages as a result of a loved one’s death.

A car accident lawyer can help you analyze your choices and file a wrongful death lawsuit. When a loved one is killed by an irresponsible driver, our attorneys fight for the recompense you and your family deserve. Monge & Associates is dedicated to upholding your basic rights so that surviving family members may seek justice. Our attorneys will endeavor to ensure that you get appropriate compensation for your case by bringing the responsible party accountable.

Call an experienced Mayo wrongful death lawyer soon at 888-688-1924 if you have lost a loved one in a terrible accident.

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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