On Monday, January 2, at 5:05 a.m., a pedestrian was hit on Sandifer Boulevard by a minivan and died at an Oconee County hospital, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
The crash occurred when a 2019 Dodge Minivan traveling east on Sandifer Boulevard hit the pedestrian attempting to cross the road, troopers said.
After the pedestrian was hit, he was taken to the hospital where he died.
The victim has since been identified by The Oconee County Coroner’s Office as Jeffrey Dion Holden, 58, of Seneca.
This crash is still under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
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A Personal Injury Lawyer’s Perspective:
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victim’s loved ones as they grieve this tragic loss. This is yet another sobering reminder to always stay alert to your surroundings when you are behind the wheel.
As an investigation is still in process, the degree of fault of the minivan driver still needs to be determined. If the driver is found at fault, then the surviving family may have a wrongful death claim. If the victim was the breadwinner in this family, damages for loss of support and future earnings can be recovered. When family members are dealing with a loss, it is overwhelming to try and determine your legal rights while you face the reality of an unexpected tragedy. At the Hammack Law Firm, we are experienced in wrongful death claims, so when you hire us, we will handle all the details of your case for you. We will ensure that you receive the compensation you are owed. If you have lost a loved one as a result of someone else’s negligence, call us today for a FREE consultation—we are here to serve you!