Victim identified in deadly crash

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Fayette County Coroner’s Office identified a man who was killed Friday morning in a traffic accident on Palumbo Drive in Lexington. Investigators say 38-year old Charlie Cates died at UK Hospital from multiple blunt force trauma.

Investigators say Cates was involved in a collision with a truck while traveling east on Palumbo Drive around 8:15 a.m. A man who works nearby performed CPR until paramedics arrived to rush Cates to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after arriving in the emergency department.

The Lexington Police Department’s Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) investigated the accident scene.

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