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Pedestrian Killed on Broad River Road

Pedestrian Killed on Broad River Road

2016 saw a rise in traffic fatalities in Richland County, and it seems that the problem will continue.  67-year-old Alicesene Dear Gilmore was killed on Friday, March 3, 2015 after being struck by an unidentified vehicle that fled the scene.  According to Cola Daily, Ms. Gilmore was walking from Trenton Court Apartments to the store with… Read More


2016 Spike in Richland County Roads Death Toll

One week into 2017, the frightening numbers are in.  The State reported that although the number of traffic fatalities in South Carolina in 2016 is very similar to the number reported in 2015 (actually down just slightly), the number of fatalities in Richland County has spiked from 45 in 2015 to 68 in 2016.  In… Read More


1 dead and 2 hurt in South Carolina workplace accident

Authorities in Calhoun County, South Carolina said a workplace accident in a plastic bottle manufacturing facility resulted in a fatality and two injuries, an article of Insurance Journal reported on December 7. According to reports, the fatal workplace accident happened on December 6 inside the DAK Americas facility south of Columbia. Coroner Donnie Porth told… Read More


1 dead and 4 injured in SC car accident

An article of News 2 revealed on December 2 that at least one person was killed and four others were injured in Berkeley County, South Carolina after a recent accident. According to the county coroner, the victim was identified as Michael Brandon Perry II, 22. Perry was one of the passengers of the GNC service truck that… Read More


1 dead in Dillon County motorcycle accident

At least one person was killed in a car-motorcycle accident in Dillon County, South Carolina on July 9, an article of News 13 reported. Information coming from the South Carolina Highway Patrol revealed that around 6:00 p.m. on July 8, a pickup truck and a motorcycle collided on Lester Road. The pickup truck driver, whose name was withheld,… Read More


Jeep that fatally struck Anton Yelchin is part of a safety recall

A report from CNN on June 20 revealed that the Jeep SUV that killed actor Anton Yelchin in Los Angeles is one of the 1.1 million vehicles being recalled by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). In April, FCA issued a recall on their vehicles to fix an issue that caused drivers to assume the vehicle was in the park position when it was… Read More


Product Liability Lawsuit filed in connection with South Carolina Beach House Fire

In the early morning hours of April 20, 2014, a house firebroke out in a three-story beach house in Garden City, South Carolina. A South Carolina family from Lamar, SC was vacationing for the week at the beach house. The family also rented a golf cart from Woody’s Beach Rentals to use for the week.… Read More


Columbia Motorcycle Accident Shuts Down Major City Intersection

Earlier this week, on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 a severe auto accident involving a motorcycle happened at one of Columbia’s intersections. The accident happened at the intersection of Assembly St. and Gervais St. just after 7:00 A.M. during peak morning commute hours. The accident occurred when an SUV pulled out in front of the motorcycle.… Read More


Driver facing DUI charge in Colleton County fatal accident

A Walterboro-resident driver is facing a driving while under the influence (DUI) charge after he was involved in a recent, fatal accident in Colleton County, live5news.com reported on Oct. 12. Information coming from authorities revealed that Phillip Crosby, 36, is facing a felony DUI charge after a male passenger in his vehicle died in an accident on… Read More


1 dead, 2 injured in S.C. pitbull attack

One individual was killed and two others suffered injuries from a recent pitbull attack that took place in Spartanburg, South Carolina, an article of CBS News reported on August 24. Rusty Clevenger of the Spartanburg County Coroner Office confirmed that on August 23 a 25-year-old woman died due to severe dog bites on her head… Read More


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