SCHP: Driver dies after hitting 18-wheeler head-on in Newberry

Deadly car crash under investigation.
Deadly car crash under investigation.(MGN)
Published: Sep. 21, 2022 at 7:42 AM EDT
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NEWBERRY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said a driver is dead after crashing into an 18-wheeler in Newberry County early Wednesday morning.

Troopers said at 4:40 a.m., a driver in a car was heading north on SC Highway 121 when they crossed over the center line and hit a Freightliner 18-wheeler head-on.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead but has not yet been identified by the coroner’s office.

The driver in the 18-wheeler was not injured, according to Highway Patrol.

Stay tuned for further information.

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