Coroner identifies victim of crash involving bus - FOX Carolina 21

Coroner identifies victim of crash involving bus

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PROSPERITY, SC (FOX Carolina) -

A fatal wreck in the Prosperity community of Newberry County involving a bus took the life of a Newberry man, according to deputies.

The Highway Patrol said the wreck happened along Clara Brown Road at Brown Street about 7:45 a.m. Thursday.

Newberry County deputies said the wreck involved a pickup truck and a Head Start/GLEAMS bus, but no students were onboard the bus at the time of the crash.

The coroner Craig Newton identified the victim as Mark Neiger, 23.

Neiger died at the scene from multiple blunt force trauma, the coroner said.

Newton said Neiger was wearing his seat belt at the time of the accident.

The bus driver was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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