Motorcycle collision claims two lives

Staff Report

NEWBERRY — A single vehicle (motorcycle) collision that occurred early this morning has claimed the lives of two Newberry County residents.

According to Coroner Laura Kneece, Stephen Herlong, 46 of Whitmire, and Amy Miller, 27 of Newberry, were pronounced on the scene due to injuries sustained in the motorcycle collision. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

The accident occurred on Airport Road, between Nance and Louis Rich Road. Neither individual was wearing a helmet.

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

Staff Report