Rollover accident leaves one man dead

One man is dead after he traveled off the left side of Jefferson Road and struck a large tree, causing his vehicle to overturn.

According to Highway Patrol, Joshua Ortbals, 37, of Russellville was pronounced dead at the scene. They say the accident happened shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday morning.

Ortbals was driving a 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier. It is unclear how he lost control of the vehicle.

The man's next of kin have been notified of Ortbals' death.

This is Troop F's ninth fatality this month, 37th for the year.