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Clay man dies in single-car accident

A Clay County man was killed Thursday in a single-vehicle crash.

Bobby J. Crockett, 56, of Manchester was traveling north on Ky. 11 about 7:50 p.m. Thursday in a 2006 Dodge Stratus when his car left the road, state police said. The car went down an embankment and overturned on its side in a creek.

Crockett was thrown from the car. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Clay County Coroner Jim Trosper.

Crockett was not wearing a seat belt. He was the only occupant of the car, state police said.

Alcohol and drugs are not suspected to be a factor in the crash, state police said.