Bryce Frankenberg killed after losing control of his SUV and rolling of roadway.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

A Franklin County man is dead after being ejected from a vehicle during a crash late Friday night.

A Franklin County man is dead after being ejected from a vehicle during a crash late Friday night.

Authorities said Bryce Frankenberg, 27, lost control of his SUV, the SUV rolled and then he was ejected from the vehicle. After being ejected, the SUV struck a tree and caught fire.

Frankenberg was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The accident happened around 11:30 p.m. on Whiskey Creek Road, just west of Cedar Lane.

An investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing.

People Involved: 
Bryce Frankenberg

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