Jessamine County

Man dies after single-car crash in Jessamine

A Nicholasville man died Saturday after a single-vehicle crash into a tree, the Jessamine County Sheriff’s Office said in a release.

Cecil Stipe, 40, died at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, said Chief Deputy Allen Peel.

Stipe was driving a 2013 Nissan car on Ky. 1981 (East Hickman Road) when he lost control, ran off the road and struck a tree, Peel said in the release.

The crash was reported a little after 3 p.m. Saturday.