UPDATE: (5/7/21, 4:50 p.m.) – A 20-year-old Lexington man was killed early Friday when a car crashed into a utility pole on West High Street at Herlily Street leaving downtown Lexington.
Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn identified the victim as Ralph Hirwa, who was a passenger in the car. He died at the scene from blunt force trauma, according to Ginn.
UPDATE: (5/7/21 8:30 A.M.) – A fatal crash Friday in Lexington happened after a driver slammed into a utility pole, according to police.
According to police, only one vehicle was involved in the crash. No word on if the vehicles occupants were wearing seatbelts.
A reconstruction unit remains on scene as police continue to investigate. The road remains closed to traffic.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – One man is dead and another man has life-threatening injuries after a car accident Friday morning in Lexington.
According to police, the accident occurred just before 3 a.m. on West High Street.
According to police, the man who died was ejected from his vehicle. The other man was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The cause of the crash is unknown. West High Street is closed at Jefferson Street as police investigate.