State Police: Fatal car accident in Clay County


MANCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – State Police London Post says they were dispatched to a one-vehicle injury accident on HWY 149 Lockards Creek Road in the Manchester area of Clay County on Saturday around10:21 PM.

According to police, the crash resulted in one fatality.

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Police say that a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by Jose A. Montero, 48 years old of Manchester, KY, was traveling south on Highway 149 Lockards Creek Road when he lost control of his vehicle and crossed the center line and struck a deep ditch, the impact caused the vehicle to go airborne and overturn.

The Clay County Coroner pronounced Mr. Montero dead at the scene, police say.

No drugs or alcohol usage was suspected and Mr. Montero was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident, say police.