63-year-old Scott County man killed in accident

Car left I-64 westbound, caught fire

FAYETTE  COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A 63-year-old Scott County man died Monday evening when his car left I-64 westbound, crashed into a tree and caught fire.

According to Fayette County Coroner Garry Ginn, Barry Lucas died in the crash which happened at about 5:45 p.m. on I-64 westbound at the 71.2 mile marker. The car he was driving left the road, went down and embankment and struck a tree, Ginn said.

The crash backed up traffic while first responders and accident reconstructionists worked the scene. Traffic was diverted from going westbound on I-64 at Exit 118 southbound on I-75. I-64 was reopened just before 10 p.m.

According to Lexington Police, a second vehicle was involved but no one was injured in that car.

 

 

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