Newton man dies in single-car accident


By Newton Now Staff

A Newton man was found dead in a fatality accident in rural Reno County early Tuesday morning.

The Reno County Sheriff’s Office stated that around 12:33 a.m. Tuesday Morning they responded to the call of a single vehicle accident at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Avery Road., in a rural western part of Reno County.

Arriving on the scene responders found that the car had left the centerline of the road and struck a tree. The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident.

Reno County identified the man as Kevin D. Chambers of Newton,36.

According to the release no tire marks were found on the road indicating a sudden change in speed or direction. No cause of the accident was visible and the accident is still under investigation.