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One dead in crash involving Head Start bus

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PROSPERITY, SC (WIS) -

One person was killed in Prosperity following a collision between a pick-up truck and a GLEAMNS Head Start bus Thursday morning.

An alert from the Newberry County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened on Brown Street.

The driver of the pick-up, who was identified as 23-year-old Mark Anson Neigler, died at the scene as a result of multiple blunt force trauma.

Newberry County officials stressed that no children were on the bus at the time of the accident.

The bus driver, however, was transported to a local hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Newberry County Coroner's Office are currently investigating the scene.

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