SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA (March 9, 2017) – John Robert Lano has been identified as the man killed during a tire changing accident on Interstate 85 on Thursday morning, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 9:30 am on Interstate 85 near mile marker 60, near Greer. 39 year old John Robert Lano was changing a tire on the side of the interstate when he stood up and reportedly stumbled slightly into a traffic lane, where he was hit by a semi-truck.
John Lano was tragically pronounced dead at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the accident. The semi truck remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. The accident remains under active investigation to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all the family members and friends of John Robert Lano affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.