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Fatal Collision on US 421 in Clay County

Date of News Release: 11/08/2008

(London, KY) - On Friday November 07, 2008 at 6:35 PM EDT the Kentucky State Police Post 11, London, responded to a report of a single vehicle traffic crash with injury, on US 421, 13 miles north of Manchester in Clay County.

Upon arrival Kentucky State Police Trooper Greg Hill determined that a green, 2001 Dodge pick-up truck, operated by Eugene Curry, 39, of Manchester, KY, was northbound on US 421 when, for an unknown reason, it crossed the southbound lane, struck an embankment and overturned.

Mr. Curry, who was not wearing a seat belt, was partially ejected and received fatal injuries during the crash. Mr. Curry was pronounced dead at the scene by Clay County Deputy Coroner Danny Finley.

Alcohol involvement is not suspected.

Trooper Hill is investigating in the incident and was assisted at the scene the Clay County Sheriff's Office, the Clay County EMS, the Burning Springs Fire Department and the Clay County Coroner's Office.

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