Blackstock Man Killed in Chester Crash

CHESTER – A Blackstock man was killed Monday after colliding with a Chester County school bus on Ashford Road.

According to the Chester County Coroner’s Office, Robert Dixon, 83, of 1497 Heritage Road, Blackstock, turned left off Mountain Lakes Road onto Ashford Road and into the path of an oncoming school bus. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The S.C. Highway Patrol said the accident occurred at approximately 3:25 p.m. Monday, two and a half miles south of Chester. Dixon was driving a 1986 Chevrolet four-door sedan.

The school bus, driven by John Robert Davis, 65, of Chester, was carrying 16 students, the Highway Patrol said. Davis was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, and no one aboard the bus was injured in the collision.

The accident remains under investigation by the Highway Patrol.

 

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