Olive Hill man killed in Rowan County crash

ROWAN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man has died after an afternoon crash on I-64 in Rowan County.
According to Rowan County Coroner John Northcutt, it happened at 1:23 P.M. Wednesday, on I-64 near the weigh station near the 148-mile marker.
The coroner says a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer and an International tractor and trailer were traveling west when they collided. The Blazer continued west and rolled, ejecting the driver.
The driver of the Blazer was transported to St. Claire HealthCare Emergency Department where he later died. He was identified as 45-year-old Dennis Ray McCoy, of Olive Hill.
The truck driver, 48-year-old Michael Goodman, of Columbia, S.C., was not injured, according to the Kentucky State Police.

Troopers said McCoy was traveling in the left lane when he dropped of the shoulder of the roadway and over-corrected. His Blazer hit the 18-wheeler.

Morehead & Rowan County EMS, Morehead Fire Department and Kentucky State Police responded.

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The accident and death are still under investigation.