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Name released in fatal Putnam County accident

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Police have released the name of a man killed in an accident in Putnam County.

Jeffery Bowers, 48, of Red House was killed when his truck went over an embankment and he was partially ejected from his vehicle.

A fatal accident was reported around 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 15 in Putnam County.

According to Putnam County Sheriff Steve Deweese, the driver was traveling east on Grandview Ridge Road.

A little over a mile from Route 34 the vehicle went over an embankment, causing it to roll.

The driver was partially ejected and the vehicle landed on top of him.

The victim was deceased when emergency personnel arrived at the scene.

There were no witnesses to the accident and the name of victim is being held until family members can be notified.