One dead after crash in Jackson County

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ANNVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police say one man is dead after a wreck on KY 577 early Monday morning near the intersection of George McQueen Road.

Troopers say the crash happened just before 1:30 a.m.

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According to investigators, a 2005 Chevrolet SUV was headed eastbound on KY 577, when it crossed into the oncoming lane and then ran off the left side of the road.  The SUV then hit an embankment, flipping several times before coming to rest over a hillside.

Troopers say the driver was thrown from the Chevrolet, and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Jackson County Coroner.

The identity of the victim has not been released.