Frakes, KY. (July 20, 2021) – On July 20, 2021 at 8:50 a.m. Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan received a call from Bell County dispatch about a single vehicle fatal collision on KY 1595 in the Frakes community of Bell County. Trooper Don Perry responded to the scene and began an investigation.
Initial investigation indicates the vehicle appeared to be traveling southbound on KY 1595 when it left the roadway on the right side of the road and overcorrected. The vehicle crossed the centerline and struck a tree and road sign before overturning in a creek on its top.
The operator Nathan Burton Jr. (33) of Burlington, KY was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Bell County Coroner.
The collision is still under investigation by Tpr. Don Perry. Also assisting at the scene was Bell County Sheriff’s Department, Frakes Fire Department and Bell County EMS.
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