An 86-year-old man is dead after wrecking his car in the middle of the night not far from his home.
The Highway Patrol says Emil Shutak died on the way to the hospital after the early Monday morning wreck near Bath. Shutak lost control on Highway 92, about two miles west of the town, around 2 a.m.
Shutak's car hit a mailbox and went airborne. It eventually crashed into a ditch and a tree and flipped over. Broad Creek EMS responded. The Highway Patrol says the ambulance was taking Shutak to the hospital when he died.