A Perry County man was killed when he lost control of his all-terrain vehicle and was thrown over an embankment, Kentucky State Police said in a news release issued Monday.
James Christopher Tyler Fugate, 21, of Ary was driving a 2016 Polaris Razor 1000 on Balls Fork Road when he lost control going around a curve, police said. The ATV overturned, throwing Fugate off.
The wreck happened early Sunday in the Ary community. Fugate was taken to the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital but died as a result of his injuries.
He was pronounced dead at 2:45 a.m.
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Fugate was not wearing a helmet. Toxicology tests will be performed but were not available Monday, police said.