Victim in deadly crash in Russell County identified

Courtesy: Russell County Sheriff's Office

JAMESTOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) – Authorities have identified a driver killed a a single-vehicle crash over the weekend in Russell County.

The Russell County Sheriff’s Office says 68-year-old Jimmy Hughes, of Columbia, lost control of his Jeep Liberty, crossed the center median, went through a guardrail then overturned on Cumberland Parkway just before 9 p.m. Sunday.

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The Russell County Coroner’s Office pronounced him dead at the scene.