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January 27, 2022

Spartanburg, SC – Charles Edward Henson Fatally Hit at St John & Forrest St

Spartanburg, SC (January 26, 2022) – A pedestrian crash in Spartanburg on Sunday, January 23, ended in the death of a pedestrian. The accident was reported at the intersection of W. St. Johns Street and N. Forrest Street. 

It was reported that 58-year-old Charles Edward Henson of Greer was walking at the intersection when he was hit by an oncoming motor vehicle. Henson was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition. The area was closed while emergency responders were present. 

Henson was later pronounced dead on Tuesday, January 25. No further information on the deadly pedestrian crash has been revealed at this time. 

Local authorities are handling the ongoing crash investigation. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Charles Edward Henson at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Crashes in South Carolina

Spartanburg, SC - Charles Edward Henson Fatally Hit at St John & Forrest St

Pedestrians have minimal protection in the case of a collision, making them more susceptible to being killed in an accident. In 2017, a pedestrian died in a traffic accident every 88 minutes on average, reaching a total of 5,977 deaths across the country. Pedestrian deaths continue to increase year after year, despite a countrywide drop in passenger car mortality rates. According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, walkers are 1.5 times more likely to be killed in an accident. 

If a loved one was killed in a car accident, you should file a wrongful death claim. A number of complicated rules govern these claims, including who can file a claim and when a wrongful death claim in South Carolina is appropriate. When the at-fault party was the direct cause of the victim’s death, a wrongful death lawsuit is an option. A representative of the deceased should file a claim and attempt to prove the defendant’s negligence with the help of a Spartanburg car accident lawyer.

Wrongful Death Lawyers in Spartanburg

Monge & Associates is committed to fully compensating families who have lost a loved one as a result of someone else’s carelessness or wrongdoing. Regardless of the nature of your claim, a wrongful death lawyer will walk you through the entire legal process. After a fatal accident, our Spartanburg personal injury attorneys want to help grieving families get the compensation they deserve while also holding the negligent party accountable.

Call a Spartanburg wrongful death lawyer at 800-421-0174 if you have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident caused by someone else’s negligence.

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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