On Wednesday, July 5th, around 9:45 p.m., a pedestrian was killed in a crash in Greenville County.
The crash happened along Highway 25 when troopers say a pedestrian crossing the road first made contact with an SUV and then was hit by a tractor-trailer.
The pedestrian died at the scene, and according to The Greenville County Coroner’s Office, the cause of death was multiple blunt force injuries.
The pedestrian has since been identified as Kenneth Aaron Strider, 39, of Wilmington, North Carolina, by the coroner.
No one else was injured in the crash.
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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.
If either of the drivers is found at fault upon further investigation, 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, and we will handle all the details of your case for you.
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!