UPDATE: Name released of man killed after truck crashes, overturns in Laurel County


UPDATE 4/13/21 9:30 p.m.

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office has identified the young man killed Tuesday in a wreck as 24-year-old Zachary Turner from Barbourville.

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Investigators say Turner was pronounced dead at the scene.

ORIGINAL 4/13/21 

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A person was killed Tuesday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash in Laurel County.

According to Laurel County Sheriff John Root, K-9 Deputy Jake Miller is investigating the crash which occurred on KY 229 approximately 10 miles south of London just after 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Sheriff’s investigators report a pickup truck traveling northbound on KY 229 ran off the road, overturning causing a fatal injury to the lone occupant, the driver.

More information will be released after next of kin have been notified.