4-Year-Old Dies in Main Street Newberry Wreck

Earlier this week we reported on the alarmingly high traffic death rate here in Laurens County this year. While Newberry County’s roadway fatalities are much less, a victim this week was a 4-year-old. Newberry County Coroner Laura G. Kneece yesterday identified the victim of a car crash in Downtown Newberry as four-year-old child Titiyanna Kessler of Little Mountain, who was pronounced at a local hospital due to injuries sustained in the single-vehicle collision. The wreck reportedly occurred in the 300 block of Main Street in Newberry at 7:15 Tuesday morning.. An autopsy has been ordered to determine cause of death. The coroner indicated that the child was not properly restrained in a child safety seat.