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Driver killed in single-vehicle wreck in Henderson County

Driver killed in single-vehicle wreck in Henderson County

Bill Stephens

August 24th, 2016

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The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal single-vehicle wreck that occurred around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday on KY 136 West near Riverport Road.

According to authorities, witnesses stated that a vehicle was westbound on KY 136 West when it went off the right side of the road onto the grass shoulder, then crossed back over to the grass shoulder on the left side of the roadway. Deputies say the vehicle went nose first into a 20 foot deep ditch where it came to rest.

The sheriff’s office says the driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency medical personnel.

At this time, authorities are withholding the name of the driver until the family is notified.

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