Jessamine County

Man dies in Jessamine crash

A Lexington man died in a single-vehicle crash in Jessamine County Friday night.

Rodney Hughes, 44, was driving alone on Union Mill Pike when he hit a telephone pole, said Jessamine County Deputy Coroner Mike Riley.

Hughes, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Riley said speed and alcohol appear to have contributed to the crash.