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January 15, 2022

Taylors, SC – Update: Mary Lois Satterfield Dies in Crash at US-19 & Wood River Rd

Taylors, SC (January 15, 2022) – The identity of the woman killed in a fatal traffic accident in Taylors on Thursday night, January 13, has been revealed. 

Local authorities have disclosed that 88-year-old Mary Lois Satterfield of Greenville was killed in a collision. The crash took place at around 5 p.m. near the crossing of US-19 and Wood River Road. Satterfield was reportedly driving an SUV when she attempted to make a turn onto US-19. 

Her vehicle was struck by another car. Satterfield sustained fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead. The other driver involved was also injured. 

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

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

South Carolina Deadly Intersection Accidents

Taylors, SC - Update: Mary Lois Satterfield Dies in Crash at US-19 & Wood River Rd

Intersection collisions are among the most dangerous on the road, with nearly half of all serious injuries and a quarter of all fatalities occurring at intersections. Left-hand turns account for nearly a quarter of all intersection collisions. According to the Federal Highway Administration, nearly 2.5 million car accidents occur at intersections each year, accounting for more than 40% of all recorded car accidents in the United States, demonstrating the seriousness of the problem.

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 Taylors car accident lawyer.

Wrongful Death Attorneys in Taylors

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

Call a Taylors wrongful death lawyer at 678-832-0585 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. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.