Head-on crash kills Irmo man in Newberry County

South Carolina Reporting Authority: Newberry County Coroner’s Office, South Carolina Highway Patrol

Type of Accident: Head-on Vehicle Wreck

Location of Accident: U.S. Highway 176

Injuries: Fatal injuries; hospitalization

Description of Accident: Preliminary reports indicate that two vehicles were traveling on Highway 176 near Pomaria.  A 2016 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling east, while a 2018 Toyota Corolla was headed west. Around 6:35AM, the Corolla crossed the center line into the eastbound lanes, causing a head-on collision. The driver of the Corolla was killed and the driver of the Silverado was taken to a local hospital.

Local media Coverage: News 19