Duncan Elementary Teacher Dies in Fatal Car Crash in Spartanburg County

This news is to promote awareness around the dangers of motor vehicle accidents in the states of North Carolina and South Carolina. Our team at The Law Offices of Jason E.Taylor has represented thousands of clients who have been the victims of other’s negligence while operating motor vehicles. We deeply understand the profound impacts these accidents can have on so many families and loved ones.

A two vehicle crash Wednesday morning on August 23rd has claimed the life of 47 year-old Betty Bohmer of Woodruff, according to the Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office.

Bohmer was driving and involved in the two-vehicle accident that claimed her life. The incident occurred at the intersection of US 221 and Highway 290 (Moore Duncan Highway) around 7 am yesterday morning. According to troopers on the scene, she was traveling north on US 221 and struck by a truck on the passenger side of her vehicle while attempting a left turn onto Highway 290.

Spartanburg District Five confirmed that Betty Bohmer was a theater teacher at Duncan Elementary School of Arts. She had worked at District Five schools for 23 years, spending the last two at Duncan Elementary. 

Duncan Elementary Principal Marc Zachary shared a letter with parents and families addressing the tragic incident. “It is with deep sadness and regret that I’m writing to let you know about the loss of a beloved member of our Duncan family earlier today. The entire Duncan and District Five family is sending its deepest condolences to the family and friends of this beloved educator. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers in the coming days.” 

She was beloved by her peers and students alike, taking great pride in her work and helping her students achieve their full potential. The school is providing additional support during this trying time and will have additional counselors available to students and staff at the school for the remainder of the week.

Our hearts and prayers from The Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor go out to the friends, family, fellow teachers, current and former students who are grieving this devastating loss resulting from this fatal car accident in Spartanburg County.

Should you or someone you know find yourself injured as a victim of someone else’s negligence in an accident, our firm offers free consultations to help guide you through the process so you can focus on your mental and physical recovery. Contact us at 1-800-351-3008.

Note: This information is created and published using publicly available (secondary) sources. The information being shared and reported has not been independently verified. If you see any information that should be corrected or updated since publication, contact us and we will review and revise accordingly. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.



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