Elberton Man Dead After One Vehicle Accident over Thanksgiving Holiday

November 26, 2012

Tragedy strikes Elbert County during the Thanksgiving holiday, as an Elberton resident lost his life in a motor vehicle accident on Friday night.

Elbert County Coroner and Emergency Services Director Chuck Almond said the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Kenneth Wayne House, 38, of a West Tate Street address here in Elberton, died at the scene of a one vehicle accident off of Brewers Bridge road, which occurred on Friday night”, said Almond. “The 9-1-1 Center received the call Friday night, and Emergency Service Personnel responded to the scene of the accident.”

House was driving a four-door Dodge pick up truck when the accident occurred. The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the accident.

Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth Wayne House are scheduled to take place this morning at Rock Branch Baptist Church beginning at 11:00am; funeral arrangements are in the care of Hicks Funeral Home of Elberton.