Falmouth, KY. (February 16, 2020) — The Kentucky State Police, Post 6, are investigating a fatal collision involving a single vehicle on US 27 at the intersection of KY 22 in Pendleton County, KY.
The collision occurred on February 16, 2020 at approximately 9:40 am. The preliminary investigation revealed a green, 2003 Ford Focus, operated by Christopher Overley (36) of Covington, KY, was traveling south on US 27 before exiting the right side of the road at the intersection of KY 22. The vehicle struck a culvert before re-entering the roadway and later exited the right side of the roadway a second time. The vehicle then collided with an embankment before coming to final rest.
As a result of the collision, Mr. Overley was pronounced deceased on scene by the Pendleton County Coroner. A toxicology report is currently pending.
The Falmouth Police Department, Pendleton County EMS, and the Falmouth Fire Department assisted Kentucky State Police on the scene.The investigation is ongoing and being led by Trooper Chris Johnson.