Joshua Michael Lewis : “Man hit and killed while crossing road in Oconee County, coroner releases name”

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : Coroner Identifies Man Killed in Tragic Oconee County Accident

In a tragic accident that occurred last night near Seneca, South Carolina, a pedestrian lost their life after being struck by a vehicle. According to reports from the troopers, the incident took place just before 11 p.m. at the intersection of US 76 and Richland Road. The pedestrian was attempting to cross US 76 when they were hit by the approaching vehicle. Unfortunately, they died at the scene. The coroner has not yet released the identity of the victim or any additional information regarding the incident.

The Oconee County Coroner’s Office has now released the name of the deceased individual. The victim has been identified as Joshua Michael Lewis, a 47-year-old resident of Westminster. This heartbreaking incident has left the community in shock and mourning the loss of a beloved member. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends affected by this tragedy.

Authorities are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident. Preliminary reports suggest that the vehicle involved was traveling on Highway 76 when it collided with the pedestrian at the intersection with Richland Road. The driver of the vehicle did not sustain any injuries in the incident.

It is crucial for both pedestrians and drivers to exercise caution and adhere to traffic laws to prevent such devastating accidents. Both parties must remain vigilant and aware of their surroundings, especially when crossing busy roads. This serves as a reminder for everyone to prioritize safety on the roads and take necessary precautions to avoid accidents.

As the investigation continues, the community is urged to come forward with any information that may assist the authorities in determining the cause of the accident. Anyone with relevant details is encouraged to contact the local law enforcement agencies. Updates on this case will be provided as more information becomes available.

In the wake of this tragedy, it is essential to reflect on the importance of road safety and to support one another during this difficult time. Let us remember Joshua Michael Lewis and honor his memory by promoting safer road practices within our community.

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