TFC Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 16, Henderson
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Fatal Crash on East Locust Grove Road
Date of News Release: 03/31/2007
(Henderson, KY) - The operator (Alex J. McCrystal) of a 1999 Chevy pickup was travelling eastbound on East Locust Grove Road. The driver failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the north side of the road & struck a ditch. He attempted to recover, causing the vehicle to overturn at least once. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt & was ejected out of the drivers' side window. The vehicle came to a final rest upside down, on top of the driver. The driver (Alex J. McCrystal) was pronounced deceased at the scene. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the accident.