UPDATE: Victim in fatal Scott County crash indentified


SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Lexington man was killed Tuesday morning in a crash involving four vehicles in Scott County.

The crash happened around 6 a.m. near on Leestown Road and Browns Mill Road near the Fayette County line.

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According to Scott County Coroner John Goble, 28-year-old Ramos Martinez was trying to pass a semi truck when a car coming in the opposite direction swerved to avoid hitting him, but the car following that one didn’t see Martinez’ car and slammed head-on into it.

Martinez was pronounced dead at the scene.

Goble says Martinez’ brother was a passenger in the car and suffered serious injuries.

A person in the other car involved in the crash also suffered serious injuries.