Andres Lopez Death, Obituary – A heart-wrenching incident unfolded on Tuesday night, as a collision between an SUV and a tractor trailer transporting steel beams turned tragic, leaving a passenger dead. The South Carolina Highway Patrol reported that the fatal accident occurred around 8:15 p.m. near SC 14 close to I-85.
According to preliminary investigations, the sequence of events transpired as the tractor trailer, laden with steel beams, was executing a northbound turn onto a private drive that led to a business. Tragically, at this juncture, the SUV collided with the extended steel beams, resulting in a devastating impact.
The SUV carried three occupants at the time of the collision. Regrettably, the right front passenger bore the brunt of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim has been identified as Andres Perez-Lopez, a 28-year-old individual whose life was tragically cut short in this heart-rending incident.
As the community grapples with the aftermath of this collision, the Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office is working to provide clarity and closure to the family and friends of the deceased. The sudden loss of Andres Perez-Lopez serves as a poignant reminder of the fragility of life and the importance of road safety.
The investigation into this unfortunate incident is ongoing, as authorities work diligently to reconstruct the events leading to the collision. Our hearts go out to the family and loved ones of Andres Perez-Lopez, who are undoubtedly experiencing an unimaginable sorrow during this time. May their memories of him be a source of solace, and may his passing inspire renewed dedication to ensuring the safety of all those who travel the roads.