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June 5, 2022

Sunset, SC – Mark Hunt Jr Killed in Dump Truck Crash at SC-11 & Little Eastatoee Rd

Sunset, SC (June 4, 2022) – A two-vehicle crash near Sunset on Friday, June 3, left one person with fatal injuries. The fatal accident was reported at the crossing of SC-11 and Little Eastatoee Road at around 3:30 p.m. that afternoon. 

The collision involved a mail truck and a dump truck. Local reports revealed that the 1993 Grumman LLV mail truck was headed southbound on the highway when it crashed into a northbound 2000 Peterbilt dump truck. The impact caused the mail truck to leave the road and crash into a ditch. 

The driver of the mail truck, 41-year-old Mark Douglass Hunt Jr., suffered fatal injuries in the crash. No further updates have been provided at this time. 

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

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Mark Douglass Hunt Jr. at this time.

Fatal Truck Accidents in South Carolina

Sunset, SC - Mark Hunt Jr Killed in Dump Truck Crash at SC-11 & Little Eastatoee Rd

Every year in the United States, over 500,000 transportation accidents are recorded. These accidents contribute to thousands of fatalities. Commercial trucks deliver the bulk of freight in the United States, and these enormous vehicles may threaten people in passenger automobiles. Occupants in smaller vehicles are more likely to sustain life-threatening injuries in collisions with these massive rigs. 

The loss of a close member may have a wide variety of implications for the rest of the family. Not only is it tough to live with the grief that comes with such a loss, but a death in the family may also result in financial problems. Dealing with a loved one’s last expenses is an unexpected challenge for most people.

Monge & Associates is committed to assisting families who have lost a loved one as a result of someone else’s carelessness or criminal activity. A personal injury attorney may be able to assist you in navigating the legal system after the loss of a loved one. By holding those responsible accountable, our lawyers seek to ensure that grieving families get the care they need after a tragic event.

Contact a Sunset truck accident lawyer if a loved one died as a consequence of someone else’s carelessness.

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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