One man is dead and two other people are injured after a Sunday morning car collision in Estill County.
The accident happened before 1 a.m. on John Proctor Memorial Bypass, according to a news release from the Kentucky State Police.
The initial police investigation said a 2001 Dodge Truck, operated by Austin Shockley, 23, of Ravenna, was driving north. Shockley’s vehicle crossed over the center line and collided head-on with a 2013 Volkswagen passenger car, driven by General J. Bowen. Bowen, 26, of Clay City, died at the scene.
Shockley and a passenger in the Volkswagen were injured and airlifted to the University of Kentucky Hospital for treatment.
Sign Up and Save
Get six months of free digital access to the Lexington Herald-Leader