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June 18, 2022

Olanta, SC – Bats McCutchen Killed in Motorcycle Crash at US-378 & Park Ave

Olanta, SC (June 17, 2022) – A collision involving two motorcycles left one person dead and another injured in Olanta on Thursday, June 16. The deadly crash was reported at the intersection of US-378 and Park Avenue at around 3:35 p.m. 

The two motorcycles were reportedly headed westbound on the highway as a box truck was traveling north. The two bikes collided with the oncoming box truck. One of the riders suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The other was hurt and taken to a local hospital for treatment. 

The deceased party was later identified as 21-year-old Bates Coy McCutchen of Alcolu. No additional information has been provided.

An ongoing crash investigation is underway. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Bates Coy McCutchen at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

South Carolina Deadly Motorcycle Accidents

Olanta, SC - Bats McCutchen Killed in Motorcycle Crash at US-378 & Park Ave

Approximately 80% of motorcycle accidents, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, result in death or injury. Unfortunately, the danger of riding a motorbike does not stop here. Statistics show that motorcyclists are 27 times more likely to die in an accident than passengers in passenger cars. Wearing a helmet reduces your chances of dying by 37% in a motorcycle accident.

You and your loved ones should never be forced to make financial sacrifices due to the acts of others. If you are grieving the death of a loved one, you are not alone. Survivors’ families face a long and tough road to rehabilitation. Allow our experienced lawyers to give you reliable legal counsel at this difficult time. We’ve arrived to help you in your hour of need.

A car accident lawyer can help you analyze your choices and file a wrongful death lawsuit. Our attorneys fight for the recompense you and your family deserve when a family member is killed by a reckless motorist. Monge & Associates is dedicated to ensuring that your fundamental rights are protected so that your surviving family can seek justice. Our attorneys will ensure that you receive adequate compensation for your case by keeping the culpable party accountable.

Contact an Olanta wrongful death lawyer immediately now at 888-688-1924 if a loved one has perished in a sad 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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