KSP: One Killed, One Injured In Powell County Crash

State Police said one man was killed and his female passenger seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash in Powell County Tuesday afternoon.

Investigators said John D. Martin, 27, of Clay City, lost control of the 2004 Dodge Neon he was driving north on Hardwicks Creek Road just before 2:00 p.m.

State Police said the car crossed the center line, exited the left shoulder and hit a tree before coming to rest on the southbound shoulder of the road.

Investigators said Martin was pronounced dead at the scene.

The passenger, Patricia Adams, 39, of Clay City, was airlifted to UK Hospital in Lexington where she was listed in serious condition, according to State Police.

The accident remained under investigation.

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