Man Dies In Cumberland Parkway Crash

Posted at 9:50 PM, May 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-21 21:50:43-04

METCALFE COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A man died in a single-vehicle crash on the Cumberland Parkway Monday. 

The crash happened around 12:55 p.m. near the 35 mile marker. 

KSP said that 48-year-old Paul Edward Smith of Hot Springs Nagarland, AR was driving a 2011 Freightliner, travelling east on the parkway. For an unknown reason, he travelled through the median and across the westbound lanes where he hit a guardrail and rock embankment.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.