A man died in Scott County on Thursday night when his car crashed into a tree on Muddy Ford Road, according to the sheriff's office.
Sheriff's deputies found Mario Licea, 36, unconscious inside his 1989 Ford Crown Victoria about 8:35 p.m. Thursday on the road, also known as Ky. 922, in eastern Scott County.
Officials think alcohol was a factor in the cause of the crash.
Licea, the only occupant of the vehicle, was trapped inside it. He was wearing a seat belt. Scott County Fire and Rescue had to extricate him from the car.
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Licea was pronounced dead at the scene.