Victim Identified In Fatal Collision Saturday Evening

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The Newberry County Coroner’s Office, along with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, continues to investigate a vehicle versus tractor-trailer collision that occurred on Saturday evening. The call was received by 911 Communications at approximately 6:00 pm. The collision occurred on SC Highway 34 near Broad River Road, in the Pomaria area of Newberry County.

Newberry Coroner Laura Kneece has identified Mr. Bennie Davenport, 71, of Blair as the decedent in the collision. An autopsy is scheduled for this week.

This incident remains under investigation of the Newberry County Coroner’s Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol.