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One Dead in Two-Vehicle Wreck in Daviess County

One Dead in Two-Vehicle Wreck in Daviess County

Bill Stephens

November 30th, 2016


One person is dead after a two-vehicle wreck this (Wednesday) morning in Daviess County.

According to the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office, deputies and emergency personnel responded to the scene of the fatal accident at the intersection of KY 2830 and KY 405 around 6:45 a.m. Wednesday.

Authorities report the wreck occurred when a car traveling northbound on KY 405 pulled into the path of a pickup truck traveling eastbound on KY 2830 driven by 20 year old Preston Lancaster of Owensboro.

Deputies say the driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene by the Daviess County deputy coroner. Lancaster was transported by ambulance to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
The release says toxicology results are pending but alcohol or drugs are not believed to be a factor in the fatal wreck.

At this time, the name of the deceased has not been released pending notification of family members.

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