Sumter, SC – Kaylee Danielle Geddings Killed in ATV Collision on US-15
Sumter, SC (January 24, 2022) – A woman was killed and three others injured after an all-terrain vehicle was hit by a car in the Sumter area on Wednesday night, January 19. The accident was reported at around 7:35 p.m. on US-15 near Geddings Road.
Local reports revealed that a 2012 Yamaha Side-by-Side ATV was stopped on US-15 SB. The ATV was then struck by a southbound 2001 Hyundai. One of the riders of the ATV sustained fatal injuries in the accident and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The deceased party was later identified as 23-year-old Kaylee Danielle Geddings. Three other riders on the ATV, including the victim’s sister, were all injured. They were transported to a local hospital for treatment.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Kaylee Danielle Geddings at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly ATV Accidents in South Carolina
Many people in South Carolina enjoy riding ATVs. Many people, however, get into these vehicles without understanding how they work or how to react in an emergency. ATV accidents injure an estimated 135,000 people each year in the United States, with more than 700 people killed each year. Almost a third of those killed in fatal ATV accidents are under the age of sixteen.
The pain of losing a loved one can be unbearable, especially if the accident was caused by another driver’s negligence, and those close to the victim will almost certainly 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 wrongful death lawyer in Sumter. Unfortunately, many families are unaware that they may be entitled to compensation if a family member dies. Medical bills, burial costs, and lost future earnings are just a few of the losses incurred by the deceased. Families who have lost a loved one often don’t know where to turn for help in obtaining the compensation they are entitled to.
Wrongful Death Lawyers in Sumter
After a loved one has died, an experienced Sumter car accident attorney can explain your rights and walk you through the process of filing a wrongful death lawsuit to get the compensation you deserve. Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers is dedicated 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 ensure that you receive the best possible settlement for your claim.
If you have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident, call a personal injury lawyer in Sumter today at 800-421-0174 to speak with a compassionate attorney about your case.
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