Newberry man dies in hospital following crash

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UNION COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A Newberry man died Friday evening after being injured in a vehicle accident on Tuesday. 

Charles Kinard, 54, was traveling west on Whitmire Highway at about 5 p.m. in a 1998 Ford van when he went off the left side of the road, struck several trees and traveled over an embankment, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol. 

SCHP said that Kinard was wearing his seatbelt, but was entrapped in the vehicle and had to be mechanically extracted from the van. 

Kinard was taken by EMS to Palmetto Health Richmond, where he passed away three days later, according to SCHP. 

Union County Coroner William Holcombe said Kinard suffered multiple traumatic injuries. 

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