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April 14, 2022

Woodruff, SC – Update: Brian Leitzsey Dies in Moped Crash on SC-146

Woodruff, SC (April 13, 2022) – A local man was killed following a two-vehicle collision in Woodruff on Tuesday evening, April 12. The deadly crash was reported at the intersection of SC-146 and Prince Caldwell Road at around 5 p.m. 

A man on a moped was traveling northbound as the driver of another vehicle attempted to make a left turn onto the highway. The moped rider was hit by the car. The victim suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The deceased party was later identified as 61-year-old Brien Keith Letizsey of Woodruff. The other motorist was hurt and transported to a local hospital for treatment. 

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

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Brian Keith Leitzsey at this time.

Deadly Moped Accidents in South Carolina

Woodruff, SC - Update: Brian Leitzsey Dies in Moped Crash on SC-146

South Carolina has a higher than average rate of fatal motorcycle accidents. According to crash statistics, motorcycle riders are nearly 27 times more likely to be killed in a car accident, with nearly 80% of motorcycle accidents resulting in death or serious injury. Between 2011 and 2015, non-helmeted riders were involved in nearly 73% of fatal motorcycle accidents in South Carolina.

It’s devastating to lose a loved one, and those closest to the victim are almost always affected. Wrongful death cases frequently result in significant financial losses for families, necessitating the assistance of a Woodruff personal injury attorney in the present and future. Unfortunately, many families are unaware that if a family member dies, they may be entitled to compensation. The deceased’s losses include medical bills, burial costs, and lost future earnings, to name a few. Families who have lost a loved one frequently do not know where to turn for assistance in obtaining the compensation to which they are entitled.

Moped Crash Attorneys in Woodruff

An experienced Woodruff motorcycle accident lawyer can explain your rights and guide you through the process of filing a wrongful death lawsuit to get the compensation you deserve after a loved one has died. Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers is committed to defending 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 get you the best possible settlement for your claim.

Call a Woodruff wrongful death lawyer today at 678-832-0585 to speak with a compassionate attorney about your case if you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident.

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.