Easley, SC (November 1, 2018) – One person was struck and killed in a pedestrian accident that took place on South 5th Street in Easley on Wednesday, October 31.
The accident took place around 8:00 a.m. on the 100 block of South 5th Street. The pedestrian was quickly transported to the Greenville Memorial Hospital and was pronounced dead while there.
The driver of the vehicle that struck him was taken to the Baptist Easley Hospital where police said that they are being treated for injuries at this time. The pedestrian has since been identified as 39-year-old William James Murphree. He died due to blunt force trauma.
At this time, the collision is still being investigated and no charges have been filed.
Easley Pedestrian Accident
Has somebody you love been involved in a pedestrian accident and you have questions about how to proceed? Losing someone in an unexpected accident can be one of the most life-changing moments in your life, changing the way that you see personal injury law as you move forward.
Pedestrian accidents happen far too often on our roadways, with hundreds of people being injured and many also losing their lives in these horrific incidents that take place in the blink of an eye. Many of them take place due to the negligence of other drivers on our roads due to accidents caused by drunk driving, distracted driving, speeding, and more.
We want to stand by your side and offer our assistance to you if someone you love has been taken too soon in an accident. At the Nye Law Group, we want to stand by your side every step of the way. Call us for more information at (912) 200-5230.
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