East Butler Man Dies, Two Are Injured In One-Vehicle Crash In Clarion

December 30, 2013
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An East Butler man died and two passengers were slightly injured in a vehicle rollover in Clarion very early Sunday morning.

Accident investigators say the driver, 24 year-old Joshua Bartley, was ejected from the truck and was pronounced dead at the scene.  Bartley’s passengers, identified as 23 year-old Justin Lackey, from Chicora, and 23 year-old Carlos Morando, from Butler, received minor injuries.

Police say Bartley lost control of a truck on a curve on Greenville Pike in Clarion at about 4:45 AM Sunday.  The vehicle left the right berm and rolled over several times.

Bartley had not been wearing a seat belt.  Police say toxicology tests are being conducted.

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