Driver Killed After Truck Leaves Road, Hits Trees in Newberry Co.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says one person died in a wreck on Mt. Bethel Garmany Road in Newberry County around 3:20 a.m., Sunday.

Troopers tell 7 On Your Side a driver, identified as 20-year-old Alex Kibler, of Pomaria, was in a 2014 Chevy Silverado pickup truck heading north when the truck ran off the left side of the road and hit trees.

Highway Patrol says the driver was wearing a seat belt and was entrapped. The driver died on scene just outside of the Newberry city limits.

Newberry County Coroner Craig Newton has ordered an autopsy and the accident remains under investigation.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s