NORTONVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Authorities said a Kentucky deputy has died after crashing his vehicle into the base of a bridge on a parkway.
Kentucky State Police said the single-car crash happened before 7:30 a.m. Wednesday on the Western Kentucky Parkway.
Police said Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Terry Vick was driving eastbound on the parkway when his vehicle crossed the median and struck a concrete abutment before coming to a stop. Vick was pronounced dead the scene.
Police said it’s unclear how Vick lost control of the vehicle.
Hopkins County officials said 43-year-old Vick was the School Resource Officer at Hanson Elementary.