Posted on: April 3, 2011
Two people died Thursday morning in Laurens when the truck they were riding in went off the road and crashed into a tree, report news sources.
According to the Laurens County coroner, at approximately 5:40 a.m. a Ford Ranger pickup truck was traveling on the Highway 127 bypass near Racetrack Road when the pickup went off the road and stuck a tree on the passenger side of the vehicle. The truck came to rest against an oak tree.
The 29-year-old male driver and his 23-year-old female passenger, both of Clinton, died instantly in crash of blunt force trauma, said the coroner. According to a South Carolina Highway Patrol spokesperson, neither occupant of the truck was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
As a Columbia car accident attorney , I have witnessed first-hand the pain and sorrow of those left behind after a traumatic death. My heartfelt condolences go out to the family, friends and loved ones of both the driver and passenger. Being a Columbia auto accident lawyer , I know how important it is for grieving people to have a strong support network. I hope the victims’ loved ones are getting the care and support they need during this challenging time.