Winnsboro, SC (November 13, 2018) – In Winnsboro, a teen lost their life in a fatal crash that took place this morning, November 13, around 8:16 a.m. in Fairfield County.
The Coroner’s Office responded to the accident alongside the South Carolina Highway Patrol. They found that two vehicles had collided with one another, though they do not have all the details about the accident just yet. The accident took place along Reservoir and Rion Roads.
17-year-old Sammy Cornelius Jr. or Strawberry Lane died as a result of the crash. The accident is still being investigated for more information at this time.
We understand how devastating it can be for a family to lose a child in a serious accident. Because of this, we want you to know that you are never alone even when you are dealing with this serious accident and managing the aftermath to the best of your ability. We extend our warmest condolences to you today.
Fatal Accident in South Carolina
Across the United States as a whole, 30,000 people are killed in vehicle-related accidents every year. The amount of car accidents that take lives have increased in South Carolina over the past few years. In 2009, 817 fatal collisions took place and many more led to serious injuries. There are many factors that dictate whether or not these accidents will take place, from speeding to drunk driving and more.
Nobody ever expects to lose a child in a serious accident, which is why you might be feeling angry, confused, and a wide variety of other emotions after a child has been taken from you at the hands of a car accident on South Carolina roads. At the Nye Law Group, we understand just how important your claim is to you and we want to stand by your side to help you gain the results you and your family deserve. Do not hesitate to call us for more information on how we can play a role in your case at 912-200-5230.
Note: A variety of outside sources including news bulletins and police reports were used to create these posts and report on the injuries involved. Due to this, the details of these accidents have not been independently confirmed by our team and writing staff. In the event that false information is included in the story, please contact us immediately with the post’s title and the incorrect information, and we will correct the content.
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.