18-Year-Old Killed in Car Accident

By: Mark Berman
By: Mark Berman

One man is dead after a car accident near Stillman Valley Thursday night. Police say 18-year-old Michael Gackstetter, Byron, was heading east in the 6000 block of Macklin Road, just after 9 p.m. Thursday night. Gackstetter's pickup truck veered off the road, flipped on its side, and struck a utility pole. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


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