Pickens County, SC (November 17, 2018) – On Thursday, November 15, troopers say that a driver lost their life when they were involved in a rollover crash with their pickup truck.
At the time, the 1994 pickup truck was headed west on Saluda Dam Road when the vehicle ran off the right side of the road, striking the guardrail and going down an embankment. It then overturned at the bottom.
When emergency responders arrived at the scene, they say that the driver was dead at the scene. The Coroner’s Office has since identified the victim as Shaun William Gisltrap. He died of blunt force trauma caused by the accident.
The investigation into the matter is ongoing.
Losing somebody close to you in a serious accident can be a traumatic and devastating time. We want to extend our deepest and sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Shaun Gisltrap and hope that they will find peace and comfort during one of the most difficult times of their lives.
Fatal Accident in South Carolina
Every year across the U.S., 30,000 people are killed in car accidents. South Carolina is no stranger to these serious and life-altering collisions. Rollover accidents, especially, cause some of the worst results that you will find in accidents in any state. In 2009, 817 people were killed in these accidents, leaving families in emotional and financial distress.
At the Nye Law Group, we want to take a stand for the rights of families and friends who have lost somebody closest to them in a serious accident. With more than a decade of experience handling complicated wrongful death claims, we want to help you while you are grieving so that you can lessen the stressful load on your family while you attempt to discern how you are going to pay for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, funeral costs, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact us at this time 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.