Lancaster, SC (November 11, 2018) – In Lancaster, investigators are working at the scene of a serious fatal accident that took the life of one person. The vehicle became involved in an accident on Friday, November 9 around 9 a.m. in the morning.
At the time of the incident, a man had been driving a truck when he was involved in an accident and went off the roadway, striking a guardrail. Nobody else was injured in the accident.
The man who lost his life was eventually identified by police as 63-year-old Curtis Cauthen. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Right now, police continue their investigation of the accident.
We would like to take a moment to extend our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Curtis Cauthen, whose life was tragically taken prematurely in this serious and life-changing accident. We were saddened to hear about this accident and hope that the loved ones will be able to move forward with comfort at this time.
Fatal Accident in South Carolina
As of last year, South Carolina led the nation in the highest amount of traffic deaths. Unfortunately, research shows that this situation is not improving. South Carolina, in 2017, experienced 1.88 deaths per 100 million miles driven, which was nearly double what the nation experienced as a whole.
Losing somebody you love in an accident might be one of the most detrimental and life-changing experiences of your life. When drivers are not looking out for the well-being of others, these accidents can take place in the blink of an eye, causing serious results for an entire family. If you are now facing extensive bills and struggling to find the time to grieve following an accident, you might wonder where to turn. Call us today at the Nye Law Group for more information 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.