A fatal collision Saturday evening that involved three vehicles is under investigation in Bourbon County.
The crash happened about 6:20 p.m. on Peacock Road, according to Kentucky State Police. A preliminary investigation revealed a 2001 Ford Escape driven by William Tipton Jr., 39, of Paris was traveling north on Peacock Road.
Tipton’s vehicle collided head-on with a 2012 Chevrolet Suburban driven by Rebecca Christel, 25, of Carle Place, N.Y. A 2012 Hyundai Sonata driven by George Kiser, 27, of Paris, then hit the back of Christel’s vehicle. Tipton’s vehicle overturned twice before stopping, police said in a news release.
Tipton, who was not wearing a seatbelt, died at the scene. A toxicology report is pending.
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Christel was trapped in her vehicle and had to be extracted. She was transported to a hospital for minor injuries. Kiser was not injured, according to police.