A Kershaw, South Carolina man has been charged with felony DUI after a crash that killed one person.  The Highway Patrol has stated that the 27-year-old driver was driving a 2006 Toyota that collided with the victim’s 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle.

The 56-year-old driver of the motorcycle died on the scene, according to Police.  Further, the man had been a volunteer firefighter for almost 35 years, and had been promoted to lieutenant the previous Tuesday.  When the collision occurred, he had been driving to Columbia, SC.  The deceased firefighter has left behind a wife and four children.

A deadly accident can change the life of everyone involved.  When you have had one or two drinks too many, the likelihood of an accident increases exponentially.  It is extremely important, for your life and the lives of those who may potentially be injured, for you to never get behind the wheel of a vehicle once alcohol has been consumed. If you or someone you know has made the life altering decision to drive while intoxicated and been charged with a DUI or Felony DUI, call the law offices of Reeves, Aiken & Hightower, LLP.  You can reach our Baxter Village, Fort Mill South Carolina office at 803-548-4444, or toll free at 877-374-5999.