Bethany man ejected from vehicle in crash near Mount Moriah

Traffic accident

A Bethany man sustained moderate injuries after being ejected from his vehicle west of Mount Moriah early Tuesday morning.

The Highway Patrol reports 35-year-old Clinton Kern drove west on U. S. 136 when his pickup truck traveled off the north side of the road while negotiating a curve. The truck hit a culvert, became airborne, struck the ground, and overturned. The vehicle then ejected Kern and came to a rest on its wheels. The truck was totaled.

A private vehicle transported Kern to the Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany.

The Patrol reports Kern did not wear a seatbelt at the time of the accident.