Saluda man identified as driver of fatal Newberry crash

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Newberry County Coroner’s Office, South Carolina Highway Patrol and South Carolina State Transport are investigating a fatal car crash that occured Friday morning.

The accident happened around 11 a.m. on SC 34 two miles east of Silverstreet Road in Newberry County.

Coroner Laura Kneece has identified the driver as 24-year-old, Thomas Young Coleman of Saluda, S.C.

An autopsy was performed Saturday morning and determined Mr. Coleman died of multiple blunt force injuries he received.

According to the Coroner, there was no evidence that Mr. Coleman was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

Coleman was a father and a husband.

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