Emergency Response

Charles C. Umble, 36, of Westfield was killed in a one-vehicle accident on Route 287 in Middlebury Township on Oct. 16.

Umble was operating a 2007 Dodge Ram 2500 when he lost control of the vehicle as he negotiated a left-hand turn. The vehicle traveled off the shoulder, into a swampy area of grass and rolled over onto its roof. Heavy rain, wet road conditions and speed were contributing factors to the crash.

Umble was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene.