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October 7, 2022

Moore, SC – Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Mustang at SC-296 & Smith Rd

Moore, SC (October 6, 2022) – A pedestrian was killed following a traffic accident in the Moore area on Wednesday, October 5. 

The deadly crash was reported at around 9:45 p.m. at the intersection of SC-296 and Smith Road. The driver of a Ford Mustang was headed westbound on the highway as a pedestrian was crossing. The motorist hit the pedestrian who was left with fatal injuries. 

The identity of the deceased victim has not been revealed at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal accident is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in South Carolina

Moore, SC - Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Mustang at SC-296 & Smith Rd

South Carolina is the sixth-deadliest state for pedestrians killed in automobile accidents, according to 2019 research by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association. The outcomes are based on preliminary information from the first half of 2018. In South Carolina, there are 1.46 pedestrian fatalities in road incidents for every 100,000 individuals, according to the research.

Automobile collisions can be extremely dangerous, but at least the passengers in the car are protected from the elements. When you are a pedestrian, the only protection you typically have is whatever obstructions are in the path of the vehicle you are in. A person who is unprotected cannot stand a chance against a car, truck, or any other kind of motor vehicle.

The sudden death of a family member or close friend is one of the most trying experiences a family can go through. When another person’s carelessness or irresponsibility led to the occurrence of this loss, the magnitude of that loss may be compounded. Even though there is no way that this tragedy can ever be made up for, it is possible that witnessing justice being done can provide you and your family with a much-needed feeling of closure.

At Monge & Associates, helping families who lost a loved one as a consequence of someone else’s negligence has always been our main priority. After a terrible event, our attorneys help the surviving family members file a claim against the parties at fault in order to get just compensation. You shouldn’t be held accountable for a family member’s passing caused by another person’s negligence.

To schedule a consultation with a Moore wrongful death attorney, call 888-688-1924.

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.