Police Investigate Fatal Accident in Tyler County


Police are investigating a fatal, one-vehicle accident on Route 2 just north of Friendly, near Phillips Trailer Court in Tyler County. 

According to the Tyler County Sheriff’s Office, the 21-year-old driver was the only person in the vehicle and died at the scene.  Officials have not released the driver’s name.

When officers arrived they found the vehicle had ran off the northbound side of the road. Police say the car had apparently flipped several times and the driver was ejected from the vehicle before being found underneath it.

The vehicle went up an embankment and into a yard through a fence and struck a parked vehicle.

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