Fatal Car Wreck in Hardin County

7 Eyewitness News Staff

A wreck in Hardin county, Friday afternoon, claimed the life of a man from Counce.

Troopers say the wreck happened three miles south of Shiloh and involved one vehicle, a 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche.

Troopers say the vehicle was headed south on Gladden Road just before 2:00 p.m. Investigators believe the driver lost control and crashed into a ditch filled with water.

Of the four passengers in the vehicle, three were injured. The other passenger Cody Matthews, 20, of Counce, was killed.

According to the report none of the passengers were wearing seat belts.


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