Georgetown County, SC (December 2, 2018) – In Georgetown County, authorities were called to the scene of a fatal accident on US-17 around the area of the Horry County line.
The accident took place around 5:15 a.m. this morning, December 1. The vehicle involved in the accident collided with another for reasons that are not yet known. The driver had been traveling south at the time.
Police say that, after the accident, a 2005 Chrysler ran off the road and struck a tree. The driver involved in the accident was killed at the scene of the accident. Nobody else was injured in the accident.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident at this time.
First and foremost, we considerately wish to extend our deepest condolences to those who have lost a loved one in this serious accident. These careless behaviors take the lives of many people every year and we want you to remember that you are not alone at this time.
Fatal Accident in South Carolina
South Carolina is known to be the third state with the highest amount of fatalities on our roadways. They averaged approximately 20 deaths per 100,000 people in just 2016 alone. The actions that take the most lives every year include those involving texting and driving, speeding, drunk driving, and more. Our dedicated car accident attorneys in South Carolina can help you reach a conclusion to your case when you are going through this difficult time.
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