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June 8, 2022

Salem, SC – Scott Johnson Dies in Boating Accident at Fall Creek Landing

Salem, SC (June 7, 2022) – A boating accident near Salem on Sunday, June 5, ended in the death of a Fletcher man. The fatal incident occurred on Lake Keowee at Fall Creek Landing at around 3:32 p.m. 

Emergency responders were notified that a boat propeller had struck a man on the water. It was later revealed that 60-year-old Scott Johnson was extracted from the lake and taken to Prisma–Oconee Memorial Hospital in critical condition. Before paramedics arrived, Johnson suffered a cardiac arrest. 

Johnson was later pronounced dead. Limited information on the origin of the accident has been provided. 

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

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Scott Johnson at this time.

Deadly Boating Accidents in South Carolina

Salem, SC - Scott Johnson Dies in Boating Accident at Fall Creek Landing

In South Carolina, there are 460,000 acres of lakes, 8,000 miles of river, and 3,000 miles of coastline. South Carolina is a favorite boating location for a variety of reasons. It has plenty of water, especially throughout the warmer spring, summer, and fall months. Unfortunately, the high number of boaters in the state also translates to a high incidence of boating accidents, injuries, and fatalities.

You may experience resentment for what you perceive to be an undeserved loss, as well as practical concerns about how you will manage your house and cope with unforeseen bills, following the death of a loved one. Without the financial help of a loved one who has passed away, your family may be confronted with large medical expenses, funeral bills, and the prospect of having to sell your house. Even the lives of the most stable families may be drastically impacted as a result of these unforeseen calamities.

An experienced vehicle accident attorney can assist you in weighing your options and filing a wrongful death case. Our attorneys fight for the compensation you and your family deserve when a loved one is killed by a careless motorist. Monge & Associates is committed to protecting your fundamental rights so that surviving family members can pursue justice. By holding the responsible party accountable, our attorneys will guarantee that you obtain proper compensation for your case.

If a loved one has died in a tragic accident, contact an experienced Salem wrongful death lawyer immediately at 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. 

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