Man loses life in truck crash

Mar. 12, 2013 @ 05:02 AM

A 53-year-old Forest City man died Monday afternoon in a single vehicle crash off New House Road in Ellenboro.

Bryce Clemmer was driving a 2005 Chevy Colorado south on New House Road toward Ellenboro at about 2:53 p.m. He ran off the road to the right traveled down a slight embankment and struck a tree head-on.

North Carolina Highway Patrolman J.A.Repasky said Clemmer died at the scene after several attempts to resuscitate by Ellenboro firefighters and Rutherford County emergency medical personnel. Two of his dogs also died in the crash. A third dog survived.

Regional One from Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, EMS and Rescue also responded.

Clemmer is the third person to die on a Rutherford County road in 2013.