Cherokee County, SC (October 20, 2018) – The 54-year-old man killed on Friday night in Cherokee County has been identified as Maurice Eugene Clements according to the Cherokee County Coroner’s Office.
Clements was walking with a friend on the frontage road of I-85 when he was struck by a van at about 7:20 PM. Clemens and his friend were headed back to the hotel at which they stayed from a nightly trip to a nearby convenience store. The driver of the 1997 Dodge van was a 54-year-old woman who was headed east on Hampshire Drive near Hollywood Drive when she struck Clemens.
Clemens was pronounced dead at the scene. No charges have been filed against the driver at this time.
South Carolina Pedestrian Fatalities
We offer our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Mr. Maurice Eugene Clements in this trying time. We are deeply sorry for your loss.
Every year across the country over 4,000 pedestrians are killed in vehicular collisions and over 59,000 are injured to some degree. If you or someone you care about has been injured or killed as a pedestrian in a vehicular collision then there are certain compensations that you are entitled to under South Carolina law. Simply filing a claim with the insurance companies is not going to offer you the remuneration that you need to be able to move forward with your life.
Hiring an experienced attorney for your wrongful death or for your personal injury claim can make the difference between adding an overwhelming financial burden to your list of troubles and not having to worry about finances at all. You should not be paying expenses like hospital costs and funeral costs out of pocket for an accident for which you were not liable.
If you feel that you may have a claim for filing a wrongful death suit or a personal injury suit, the reach out to the Nye Law Group for assistance in navigating these tricky legal pathways. We are here to ease your burden and make sure that your rights are always protected. For a free consultation with a practicing attorney, call us at 912-200-5230.
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