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Lewisport Man Killed in a Collision on KY 334

Date of News Release: 12/15/2012

(Henderson, KY.) -- On Friday December 14th at approximately 9:10pm units from the Kentucky State Police responded to the 10000 block of KY334 in Eastern Daviess County regarding a single vehicle collision with injuries. Upon arrival it was determined that Michael E Philp age 52 of Lewisport was traveling east on KY334 in a 1993 blue Ford pickup, and left the roadway on the right shoulder. After leaving the roadway the pickup traveled approximately 415 feet parallel with the roadway until coming to a final rest overturned in a large ditch on the south side of the roadway. Philp was extracted from the vehicle by emergency personnel. Philp was transported to Owensboro Mercy Health Systems where he was later pronounced dead due to injuries sustained in the collision. There were no other occupants in the vehicle. Philp was not wearing a seat belt at time of collision. Trooper Levi Scott with Kentucky State Police is currently conducting an investigation.

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