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      Pickup driver killed in collision with school bus identified

      Newberry Coroner Craig Newton said Mark Anson Neiger, 23, of Newberry died at the scene of the accident just on Brown Street near Prosperity. He was wearing a seat belt.

      NEWBERRY, SC (WACH)- The driver of a pickup in a Thursday morning accident has been identified.

      Newberry Coroner Craig Newton said Mark Anson Neiger, 23, of Newberry died at the scene of the accident just on Brown Street near Prosperity. He was wearing a seat belt.

      The driver of the bus was taken to an area hospital with non life threatening injuries.

      A message from the South Carolina Highway Patrol said no students were on the bus at the time.

      The bus involved is not operated by Newberry County Schools. The bus driver was taken to an area hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

      The Highway Patrol and Newberry County Coroner's Office are investigating the wreck.