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Police Investigate Deadly Martin Co. Crash

Posted at 6:31 AM, Nov 05, 2018

MARTIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police are investigating a deadly crash that happened Sunday night.

Authorities say the single-vehicle crash occurred around 6 p.m. on Kentucky Highway 645 in Inez.

Police said Michael Ferrell was driving a 2003 Ford F250 southbound on Kentucky 645 when he left the road, then overcorrected, eventually striking an embankment.

The vehicle flipped,,and Ferrell was ejected, police said.

He was taken to an area hospital, where he later was pronounced dead.

Police said alcohol and drugs do not appear to be a factor in the crash.