Victim in deadly motorcycle crash in Newberry Identified

NEWBERRY CO., SC (WSPA) – Newberry County Coroner Craig Newton has identified a Newberry County man killed in a traffic collision on Monday night.

Clayton David Spradling, 21, of Prosperity, S.C. was killed around 9:40 p.m. Monday night in Newberry County.

The coroner said Spradling was driving a motorcycle on U.S. 76 between Newberry and Prosperity when he was involved in a collision with another vehicle at the intersection of Boyd’s Crossroads.

The victim was wearing a helmet and was alone on the motorcycle.

Two occupants of the other vehicle involved were not injured.

Coroner Newton said the death was immediate and that the victim did not suffer.

The collision remains under investigation by the S.C. Highway Patrol and the Newberry Coroner’s Office.

The Newberry Sheriff’s Department, County Rescue Squads, and County Fire Departments assisted securing the accident scene and traffic direction.

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