Family Of Deceased Boat Crash Victim Files Lawsuit Against Driver Of The Vessel
Matthew Brown was operating the boat under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash and is currently facing charges.
The family of a victim who died after a boat crashed in Horry County has filed a lawsuit against the driver of the vessel.
The incident occurred on June 18th when the boat struck a dock on the Intracoastal Waterway near Burcale Road, tossing 24-year-old Jacob Williams overboard. His body was recovered the next day.
29-year-old Matthew Brown was operating the boat under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash and is currently facing charges. Now, William’s father has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Brown.
Evidence revealed Brown was driving the boat too fast for conditions, failed to maintain a proper lookout, and chose not to care with caution under the circumstances. A jury is set to decide the amount that Brown could be sued for in this case.