Florence, SC (November 14, 2018) – Police say that last evening, November 13, a pedestrian accident took the life of a woman in Florence who has since been identified. Police arrived at the scene around 5:30 p.m. last night in the 800 block of West Evans Street when they were called about a pedestrian-vehicle accident.
The Florence County Coroner’s Office identified the pedestrian as 67-year-old Carolyn Johnson. She was killed when she was walking across the street in the area.
Multiple witnesses were at the scene to speak with police about how the accident took place, though not all of the details have been made public at this time. Officers set up cones and the road was blocked for quite some time in the area.
Police have not filed charges against the driver who struck the pedestrian, but the accident is still under investigation at this time.
We want to take a moment to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Carolyn Johnson at this time. We were extremely saddened to hear about this accident and hope that all parties will be able to recover with peace and comfort following this sudden and unexpected accident.
Pedestrian Accident in South Carolina
Pedestrians lose their lives in South Carolina accidents involving motor vehicles every day. South Carolina is actually known for having some of the worst pedestrian accidents, which can happen so unexpectedly and cause painful and tragic results for our families in the blink of an eye. Pedestrian accidents are on the rise in South Carolina, hundreds losing their lives every year.
We understand how devastating it can be for you and your loved ones if you have had to say goodbye to somebody close to you due to the negligence of another party. At the Nye Law Group, we feel how painful these accidents can be and would like to stand by your side as you and your family work toward compensation you deserve during this time. Do not hesitate to call us today to find out how we can help you get started on your case at 912-200-5230.
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Disclaimer: We at Nye Law Group pride ourselves as members of our local community and strive to improve the overall safety and wellbeing of everyone in our state. Our deepest condolences go out to those injured in these accidents, and we hope that by promoting an awareness of these dangers, our community can take the steps necessary to avoid them. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information provided should not be mistaken as medical or legal advice.