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LAKE MURRAY: Danny Phillips and Christopher Lanier Dead after Boating Accident on Lake Murray

“Fatal Boating Accident”

LAKE MURRAY, SOUTH CAROLINA (April 21, 2017) – Danny Phillips and Christopher Lanier were both tragically killed in a boating accident on Friday night, according to a local news source. (map)

The accident happened around 11:10 pm on Lake Murray. Three men were on a small fishing boat when a 32 foot boat ran over the smaller boat for an unknown reason.

Two of the three men on board the smaller boat were killed in the accident. 28 year old Christopher Shawn Lanier and 37 year old Mark Daniel Phillips were both tragically pronounced dead after the accident. A third man on the boat was injured, and remains in the hospital in unknown condition. The accident remains under open investigation to determine cause and liability at this time.

“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”

We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 541-2111. We are here to help you.


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