A Lee County man died Monday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash, state police said in a news release.
The wreck happened at 4:45 p.m. on Ky. 52 in Breathitt County when Beverly Dean Samples, 79, of Beattyville lost control of his vehicle. The vehicle ran off the road and overturned. He was not wearing a seat belt and was partially thrown from the vehicle, according to the news release.
Samples was pronounced dead at the scene.
Gladys Samples, a passenger, was wearing a seat belt and survived the wreck. She was taken to the Kentucky River Medical Center for treatment.