After a wreck that killed a Kershaw County, South Carolina (SC) volunteer firefighter, the at-fault driver has been charged with a felony DUI. According to SC Highway Patrol the accident took place very early Friday January 11, 2013 on Pine Grove Road near Rabon Road in Lugoff, South Carolina (SC). The at-fault driver was in 2006 Toyota and collided with the victim on a 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle. Despite wearing a helmet the victim died on the scene. At the time of the accident the victim was on his way to work. He was a volunteer firefighter for the Pine Grove Fire Department for 34 years, a loving husband, and father of four.
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Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family of the victim. It is a tragic event for the community as well as the family. The at-fault driver's terrible decision to drive under the influence has robbed this family of many wonderful memories. The family may have a wrongful death claim against the driver and his insurance company. Although we know there is no monetary amount that can replace their loved one, it is possible to get compensation for funeral and burial expenses, loss of support and loss of future income to help support those who were left behind.
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