Laurel County Sheriff's Office investigating a fatal crash

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Posted at 9:21 PM, Sep 25, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-25 21:21:57-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Laurel County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash that happened on Sunday afternoon.

According to Sheriff John Root, a single vehicle occurred on Slate Lick Road about four miles east of London. A Kia Soul left the roadway and struck a tree.

Donald J. Howard, 61, of East Bernstadt, was taken to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Police are still investigating the cause of the accident.