TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Fatal Collision on Ky 61 in Burkesville, Ky
Date of News Release: 03/29/2009
(Burkesville, Ky) - James D Carey, age 52 of Burkesville was operating a 1998 Chevy pickup and was traveling northbound on Ky 61, not belted. Mr. Carey's vehicle left the right side of the roadway and struck a fence post, a tree, then a vehicle in a private driveway. The vehicle came to a final rest in the ditch line. Mr. Carey was pronounced deceased at the scene. Autopsy is pending.
Tpr. Kenny Perkins is investigating.