One man dead after collision on I-64 West

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Posted at 6:58 PM, Jan 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-25 09:20:48-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — One man died following a vehicle collision on I-64 Monday evening.

Fayette County Coroner's Office identified Barry Lucas, 63, of Scott County as the victim.

According to the coroner's report, the vehicle left the roadway on the right side, traveling down an embankment, striking a tree, and catching fire.

The collision is still under investigation by Lexington Police.

According to Lexington Police, the driver lost control of their car near mile-marker 72 and the Scott County line around 6 p.m. Monday.

I-64 West was completely shutdown at the northern 75/64 split following the collision, but has since reopened.