Newberrry Deputy involved in fatal collision

//Newberrry Deputy involved in fatal collision

Newberrry Deputy involved in fatal collision

2016-04-16T22:19:14+00:00April 16th, 2016|SC Police News|2 Comments

WIS TV is reporting a Newberry County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in a fatal collision tonight.  The deputy will survive.  The driver of the other vehicle was killed.

 

NEWBERRY COUNTY, SC (WIS) –

One driver is dead after a two-vehicle crash involving a Newberry County deputy.

Corporal Sonny Collins with the South Carolina High Patrol reports the deputy was responding to a call with lights and sirens activated when the patrol car collided with another vehicle. It happened around 6:40 p.m. in front of Newberry High School, at the intersection of SC-219 and Chapman Road.

The deputy was airlifted to Palmetto Health Richland Hospital in Columbia with non-life threatening injuries, according to Corporal Collins. The driver of the other vehicle was killed.

The Newberry County Coroner has not yet released the identity of the victim.

WIS continues to follow this developing story. Check back for updates.

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2 Comments

  1. Jessie Rogers April 16, 2016 at 10:08 pm

    Praying

  2. Tri-County Lodge #3 Fraternal Order of Police April 16, 2016 at 10:23 pm

    UPDATE: The deputy was airlifted to Palmetto Health Richland Hospital in Columbia with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the other vehicle was killed.

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