Oconee, SC (November 25, 2018) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol has identified the elderly man killed in a hit-and-run crash earlier this month.
According to authorities, 94-year-old Dale Howard Showers was walking on Houston Rice Road on November 14th. While he was walking, Showers was struck by a vehicle and was later found unresponsive at approximately 6:50 pm.
He was rushed to the hospital where died from serious internal injuries on November 21st. Police identified him as the victim of the crash on Friday, November 23rd.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is in charge of the investigation. Police are looking for a vehicle with heavy front-end damage, but there is no description of the vehicle at this time.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family and loved ones of Mr. Dale Showers, who tragically lost his life in this fatal pedestrian accident. We offer them strength and courage as they begin that absorb this incredible loss. Our hearts go out to them.
Anyone with information on this crash is asked to call the South Carolina Highway Patrol at 864-241-1000.
South Carolina Hit-and-Run Attorney
Hit-and-run crashes can be extremely devastating and frustrating for the victims and their families. In many cases, police eventually identify the driver based on eyewitness accounts and physical evidence such as locating a car with accident damage. When a hit-and-run driver is apprehended they usually face criminal charges as well as possible civil liability for the accident that they caused.
When you have been injured by a hit-and-run driver, you need the help of an experienced car accident attorney. The lawyers at the Nye Law Group have decades of experience handling complicated hit-and-run claims with a proven track record of cases results. Certainly, a driver has both a moral and a legal obligation to remain on scene following a crash. If you find yourself in this situation, the attorneys at the Nye Law Group can help. The South Carolina car accident lawyers at the Nye Law Group have successfully handled many hit-and-run cases and recovered compensation for injured clients.
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