Kyle Horton Killed in Car Accident
Kyle Horton, a 25-year-old man from Bakersfield, California, was killed in a car accident on Saturday, August 19, 2023.
The accident occurred on Highway 65 near the Lerdo Highway exit. Horton was driving a Ford Mustang when he collided with a tractor-trailer and another car.
Horton was pronounced dead at the scene. A child who was a passenger in his car was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Horton was a graduate of Frontier High School and attended Long Beach City College. He was a loving father to a two-year-old son.
His brother, Bryce Horton, posted a touching message on Instagram, promising to remember his “little brother” and “best friend” forever.
“Kyle I love you and you aren’t just my little brother you are my best friend. I’ll never forget every song and movie quote we shared and laughed at together.”
The message also spoke about their time as bandmates and roommates to being uncles to each other’s children, showcasing how they experienced a beautiful journey together.
Netizens flocked to the comment sections of both the Instagram and the Reddit posts as soon as they became viral to express their sorrow and disbelief over the unfortunate situation.
“This is so heartbreaking,” one person wrote. “Kyle was such a talented and kind person.”
“I can’t believe he’s gone,” another person said. “He was such a light in this world.”
Horton’s death is a tragedy that has left his family and friends heartbroken. He will be deeply missed.