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Shelbyville man killed in New Year's Eve accident

The Shelby County Sheriff's Department says a Shelbyville man was killed in a Wednesday two-car collision on North State Road 9.


It happened in the 3600 block Wednesday afternoon.  Roger New, Jr., 39, was driving a Ford F350 that crossed the center line and struck the side of an oncoming F450 driven by Ty Rininger, 25, of New Palestine. 


New's truck then rolled onto its top in the roadway.  He was declared dead at the scene.


Rininger and two passengers were uninjured.