A head-on accident in Leesville, SC left a Gilbert resident and an Elgin resident died on Thursday, January 7.
Authorities say the crash happened on Thursday evening. Marty Ray Harmon, 55, was driving northbound on Augusta Highway when a southbound vehicle crossed the centerline, striking Harmon’s vehicle. The southbound vehicle was driven by Donna Tuttle, 71, of Elgin. Sadly, both drivers died at the scene.
Unfortunately, head-on collisions can lead to serious injury or death. There are many possible reasons they happen. Common causes include speeding, distracted driving, impaired driving, and failing to obey traffic signs or signals.
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Editorial Note: At A&A we are always looking to improve the quality and safety and are saddened by the outcome of many tragic accidents across the Carolinas. The purpose of this news blog is to write about cases relevant to our industry and raise awareness about injury cases so that victims of similar incidents can educate themselves on theories of liability, the law, and how personal injury cases typically work. This article is created using publicly available information and is a secondary source. If you find any information here to be inaccurate, please notify us at [email protected], and we will make the appropriate adjustments.