Solsberry man killed in a single-vehicle accident on West Ratliff Road

MONROE CO. – A Solsberry man was killed after he lost control of his vehicle and struck several trees before his vehicle rolled in the 7800 block of West Ratliff Road, Tuesday.

According to police 36-year-old, Andrew Rippy was the only occupant in the Chevy Cobalt and he was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident that was reported at 3:45 p.m.

Police say Ripply was traveling west on West Ratliff Road when he lost control of his vehicle and struck several trees. The vehicle then rolled before coming to a stop.

Monroe County Coroner Joani Stalcup said Rippy died from blunt force trauma after being ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Toxicology results are pending.

Rippy apparently lost control of the vehicle, which struck several trees and then rolled over before coming to rest. Stalcup listed the preliminary cause of death as blunt force trauma and said toxicology results are pending.