A well known Myrtle resident was killed on Tuesday, Sept. 18 when his vehicle struck a deer.
According to Highway Patrol Trooper L.W. Sanders, Noble J. McFann, 63, of Myrtle was driving on V Highway, 2.5 miles west of Myrtle, when his 2007 Toyota Cambry struck a deer. The vehicle then traveled off the roadway and overturned. McFann was pronounced dead at the scene. According to the accident report, McFann was not wearing a seat belt when the collision occurred.
McFann was a lifelong resident of Myrtle. He joined the family sawmill after graduating from Couch High School in 1966. McFann was known for restoring old cars and trucks and for operating the McFann Garage in Myrtle, proudly calling himself "a grease monkey."