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Irvine man dies in Madison wreck

An Irvine man was killed in a traffic accident in Madison County on Monday night.

David Thompson, 38, of Richmond was traveling east just before 9:20 p.m. in a 2007 Lexus on Ky. 52 in front of Joe. R. Carr, 57, of Irvine, who was driving a 2005 Dodge Magnum, state police said. Thompson lost control of his car, which left the road and then returned facing the opposite way. Thompson's car struck Carr's head-on, and both vehicles overturned several times, state police said.

Carr was thrown from the Dodge and killed, state police said. He was not wearing a seat belt.

Thompson was not injured.

Alcohol or drugs do not appear to be a factor in the wreck, state police said.

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