FATAL SINGLE VEHICLE CRASH IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY CLAIMS LIFE OF EAST BERNSTADT MAN IN LAUREL COUNTY

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LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Wes Brown along with Deputy Dustin Saylor are investigating a single vehicle fatal traffic crash which occurred on Slate Lick Church Road approximately 4 miles east of London on Sunday afternoon September 25, 2022 at approximately 2:00 PM.

Sheriff's investigators report that apparently a Kia Soul left the roadway and struck a tree there.

The driver who was the only occupant was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.

The deceased individual was identified as Donald J. Howard age 61 of Farris Jones Road, East Bernstadt, KY.

Assisting at the scene and on the investigation were: London Laurel Rescue Squad, Ambulance Inc. of Laurel County, McWhorter Volunteer Fire Department and the Laurel County Coroner's Office.

 

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