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Washington County fatal collision

Date of News Release: 10/10/2016

Willisburg, Ky. (October 10, 2016) - Tpr. Logan Smith is investigating a collision that occurred on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at approximately 11:00 PM EDT, 1 mile north of Willisburg on KY 53. A 2005 KIA, operated by an unidentified person, was traveling north on KY 53 when the vehicle left the roadway, traveled down an embankment, struck a tree and caught fire.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene but due to the extensive damage from the fire, no identification has been made. An autopsy will be performed today at the state medical examiner&39;s office in Louisville and a positive identification is expected.