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Fatal Traffic Crash in Whitley County

Date of News Release: 01/07/2015

(LONDON, KY.) - On Tuesday, January 06, 2015 at approximately 10:33 PM, the Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a single-vehicle fatal traffic crash on Tacket Creek Road in Whitley County.

Upon arrival Trooper Les Moses determined that a 1996 Toyota Tacoma operated by Cody A. Satterfield, 18, of Williamsburg was traveling northbound on Tacket Creek Road when his vehicle dropped off the left shoulder of the roadway, overturned and struck a tree.

Satterfield who was not wearing a seatbelt was pronounced dead at the scene by the Whitley County Coroner's Office.

Trooper Moses is in charge of the investigation and was assisted at the scene by Whitley County Sheriff's Office and Emlyn Fire Department.