Local News

A Tower Hill resident was pronounced dead in a one-vehicle accident on Sunday after being reported missing. Around 7:30pm, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Communications Division received a call from Shelby County Sheriff’s Office in reference to a missing person. 23-year-old Eric T. Bird of Tower Hill had been missing since the prior evening. At 7:43pm, a family member of Bird located his Chevy truck near the intersection of Christian County Road 1800 East and Montgomery County Road North 24th. The truck was on its roof in a creek bottom. Bird was located in the vehicle and later pronounced deceased by the Montgomery County Coroner. Bird was traveling south on 1800 East when the vehicle left the roadway. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office are continuing the investigation. 

 
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