Lexington 20-year-old dies in single-car crash


A 20-year-old man died in Lexington early Sunday when he drove his car off outbound Russell Cave Road and crashed into a tree.

Steven Tyler Barrett was the only person in the car when it crashed shortly after 3 a.m. near Faulkner Avenue, just past Interstate 64, according to the Fayette County coroner’s office.

Lexington police are investigating the wreck. Russell Cave Road was closed for part of Sunday morning as a result of the crash.