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December 29, 2021

Newberry, SC – Karen Snell Dies in Two-Car Crash at US-76 & Wessinger Rd

Newberry, SC (December 28, 2021) – A two-vehicle accident in Newberry resulted in the death of a woman on Wednesday night, December 22. The fatal crash was reported at 8:15 p.m. near the intersection of US-76 and Wessinger Road. 

Local reports revealed that two cars crashed at the scene. Emergency responders were called to the site to provide aid to the involved parties. The area was closed for several hours due to the collision. 

As a result of the crash, one person suffered fatal injuries. The deceased victim was later identified as 61-year-old Karen Snell. Snell was reportedly wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident. No further information has been provided. 

An ongoing investigation into the fatal crash is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Karen Snell at this time.

Deadly Car Crashes in South Carolina

Newberry, SC - Karen Snell Dies in Two-Car Crash at US-76 & Wessinger Rd

One of the most dangerous activities we engage in on a daily basis is driving a car. South Carolina had the country’s highest per capita rate of fatal crashes in 2018. With 1,037 fatalities, automobiles, trucks, and SUVs accounted for nearly 65% of all fatal vehicle collisions in the state that year. According to statistics, other motorists are responsible for nearly 82% of all traffic fatalities in South Carolina.

The grief of losing a loved one can be overwhelming, especially if the accident was caused by a careless or reckless driver, and those close to the victim will undoubtedly suffer as well. Wrongful death cases frequently result in significant financial losses for families, both now and in the future, necessitating the help of a knowledgeable Newberry wrongful death lawyer. Unfortunately, many families are unaware that if a family member dies, they may be entitled to compensation. The deceased’s medical bills, burial costs, and lost future earnings are just a few of the losses. Families who have lost a loved one often don’t know how to get the compensation to which they are entitled.

Wrongful Death Lawyers in Newberry

An experienced Newberry personal injury attorney can explain your rights and walk you through the process of filing a wrongful death lawsuit to get the compensation you deserve after a loved one has died. Monge & Associates is committed to protecting your legal rights and ensuring that you receive justice for your deceased loved one while holding the responsible party accountable, and we will work tirelessly to get you the best possible settlement for your claim.

Call a Newberry car accident lawyer today at 800-421-0174 to speak with a compassionate attorney about your case if you have lost a loved one in a fatal car 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. 

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.