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Owsley County Collision Claims One Life

Date of News Release: 12/20/2010

(Richmond, Ky.) -- Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Ky 3504 (Old Ky Hwy 11) approximately 1 1/2 miles north of Booneville. On Sunday, Dec. 19 at 4:27 a.m., Shane Chezenski, age, 18 of Booneville was operating a Dodge pickup northbound on Ky 3504 when he apparently lost control of the vehicle on a wet roadway. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a culvert. The passenger, Dillion McIntosh, age 14, of Booneville was pronounced dead at the scene by Owsley County Coroner Eddie Issacs. Seatbelts were in use by both occupants. The cause of the collision remains under investigation by Trooper Jarrod Smith. Charges against the driver are pending. KSP were assisted by the Owsley County Sheriff's Department, Owsley County Fire and Rescue and Allen EMS.

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