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Elizabeth man dies of injuries sustained in wreck

An Elizabeth man died last week after his vehicle ran off the road and struck two trees.
Matthew Dale Faith, 28, was driving south on S.R. 111 on Thursday morning, Feb. 3, 2005, when his Ford Ranger ran off the right side of the road near Doolittle Hill Road just before 5:30.
The truck traveled about 55 feet before crashing into two trees, according to Officer Gil Romero of the Harrison County Sheriff’s Dept.
Faith was transported to University Hospital in Louisville where he died a few hours later.
A witness who was traveling north on S.R. 111 told police he saw Faith’s truck leave the road. He said there were no animals in the road that Faith swerved to avoid.
Police did find a football-size rock in the southbound lane about where Faith’s truck went off the road.
A native of Corydon, born Sept. 14, 1976, Faith was the son of Roger and Pamela Sharp Faith of Laconia.
He was a production worker for Ford Motor Co. in Louisville and a member of First Baptist Church of Elizabeth.
Survivors besides his parents include his wife, the former Kristy Ferree; two sons, Dylan and Drew Faith, both at home; two brothers, John Taylor of Kansas City, Mo., and Nathan Faith of Laconia, and a sister, Tammy Faith of Ramsey.
The funeral was Sunday, Feb. 6, at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery in Elizabeth. The Revs. Robert Stewart and Lanny Amy officiated.
Pallbearers were Chad Haag, Darin Weatherford, Shaun Liebert, Danny Jones, Eric Smith, Jeremy Miller, Curtis Balentine and Todd Woertz.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Arthritis Foundation.