UPDATE: Victim identified in Bell County crash
UPDATE POSTED JULY 20, 2021 AT 3:55 P.M.
BELL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The victim of a fatal car crash in Bell County has been identified.
According to Bell County Deputy Coroner Jason Steele, Nathan Burton Jr., 33, of Frakes died in the accident.
KSP says it appears Burton was traveling southbound on KY 1595 when he left the roadway on the right side of the road and over-corrected. The vehicle crossed the centerline and struck a tree and road sign before overturning in a creek on its top.
An autopsy in Frankfort is scheduled for tomorrow.
ORIGINAL STORY POSTED JULY 20, 2021 AT 10:17 A.M.
BELL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A person was killed early Tuesday morning in a one-car crash in the Frakes community in Bell County.
According to WRIL radio, Bell County Dispatch received a call at about 8:05 a.m. of a vehicle off the roadway near the intersection of Highway 1595 and 190.
Once on scene, first responders found the vehicle upside down in a creek, the radio station reported.
At least one person has died in the accident.
The Bell County Coroner’s office will release the identity after next of kin has been notified.
Responding to the scene was Bell County EMS, Bell County Rescue Squad, Frakes Volunteer Fire Department, and Kentucky State Police, WRIL reported.