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Berea man dies after crash

A 78-year-old Berea man died at the University of Kentucky Hospital Saturday after being involved in a three-vehicle crash Friday afternoon.

Elbert Fraley was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck north on Menelaus Road when he failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection with the Berea bypass, Ky. 956, at 2:37 p.m., Berea police said.

Fraley's truck was hit in the passenger side by a 2006 Pontiac Vibe that was heading west on the bypass. The truck overturned and came to rest on the front of a 2007 Toyota Corolla that had stopped at the stop sign while headed south on Menelaus Road.

Fraley, who was not wearing a seat belt, was partially ejected from the truck. He was taken to St. Joseph Berea, and then transferred to UK, where he was pronounced dead at 6:02 p.m.

The driver and a passenger in the Pontiac Vibe were taken to St. Joseph Berea, where they were treated and released. The two people in the Corolla were not injured.

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