Leslie County man dies from injuries suffered in crash

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HAZARD, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Leslie County man has died after being injured in a crash earlier this week.

Kentucky State Police responded to a three-vehicle accident on Monday around 8:10 a.m. on the Hal Rogers Parkway near the 46 mile marker in Leslie County.

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According to State Police, a driver in a 2000 Honda CRV crossed the center line and went into the opposite lane, sideswiping a 2005 Ford Ranger.

The Honda then collided head-on with a 2016 Chevrolet Tahoe and overturned.

The driver of the Honda, 54-year-old Bobby Morgan, of Stinnett, was thrown from the vehicle.

He was flown to the hospital.

State Police say he died Thursday morning as a result of his injuries.

Police say Morgan was not wearing a seat belt.