Pastor Matt Netzer of RockPile Church in Texas Killed in Car Crash

Matt Netzer, lead paster of RockPile Church in Marble Falls, died Friday, Jan. 8, following a one-vehicle accident in Kingsland. A GoFundMe account has been set up for his wife, Sarah, and their two children. Courtesy photo

A 44-year-old pastor died Jan. 8 following a single-vehicle accident at about 11 a.m. on RM 2900 near Kingsland.

The Texas Department of Public Safety identified the man as Matthew Netzer. He was the lead pastor of RockPile Church in Marble Falls.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Netzer was traveling north on RM 2900 toward Kingsland in a 2018 Mazda CX-5 when it veered across the southbound lane, left the roadway, and struck a fence.

Netzer was transported to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Marble Falls, where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Netzer had been a pastor since 1999 and was one of the founders of RockPile Church. He graduated from Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie. A GoFundMe has been established by the church for the benefit of his wife, Sarah, and their children, Lucy and Micah.