POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A police chase ended with a deadly crash in Powell County on Wednesday.
It happened on Kentucky 11, less than a half mile east of Stanton.
Kentucky State Police say authorities from several agencies were pursuing a motorcycle, but the pursuit ended when the motorcycle crashed.
The driver, 32-year-old Byron Benson, of California, went off the roadway, hit a fence, and was ejected.
He was pronounced dead by the coroner.
The crash remains under investigation.