A fatal Clearwater pedestrian accident reportedly claimed the life of 63-year-old Mark Evans Friday, January 18, 2019.
According to The Augusta Chronicle, Mr. Evans “was struck and killed by a Ford truck near Jefferson Davis Highway and Crestview Drive.”
The South Carolina Highway Patrol told News 10, Mr. Evans was attempting to cross the road when the fatal collision occurred.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this tragedy continue to develop, and if the driver is found to be at fault, Mark Evans’ family may elect to file civil claims for their loss.
Based upon its experience and success handling pedestrian accident cases, The Murray Law Firm suggests that the victim’s family should retain an experienced personal injury firm to protect their interests and ensure an unbiased investigation. Photographs of the vehicle and roadways involved and a review of traffic surveillance footage will need to be performed immediately before any evidence is damaged or destroyed.
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