Trooper: One Man Dead After Early Morning Accident

Newberry, SC (WLTX) One man is dead after an early morning accident in Newberry according to Trooper Bill Rhyne with the Highway Patrol.

At around 3:15 AM Sunday morning a 2014 Chevy Silverado pickup truck driven by Alex William Kibler, 20 of Pomaria, was headed north on Mt. Bethel Garmany Road when the truck ran off the left side of the road striking several trees then overturning.

Kibler was wearing his seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday morning to assist in identifying the exact cause and manner of the accident.

Coroner Craig Newton said, "this is truly a tragic loss to the Newberry County community. My thoughts and prayers go out tothe family and friends of this fine young man.

The accident is still under investigation by the Highway Patrol and the Newberry County coroners office. .


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