Fayette County

Woman dies, driver airlifted to UK

A Breathitt County woman died Saturday when the truck in which she was a passenger ran off a road, struck a utility pole and overturned.

Patty N. Fugate, 57, was not wearing a seat belt when the truck crashed about 6 p.m. on Ky. 1098 in Breathitt County, Kentucky State Police said.

The truck driver, whose name has not been released, was airlifted to University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington.

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