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News Release

Single Vehicle Rollover Results in Fatal

Date of News Release: 6/12/2017

Park City, KY (June 11, 2017)- The Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green responded to a single vehicle injury collision today at 4:18 PM that occurred northbound on Interstate 65 near the 50 mile marker, which resulted in one fatality.

The preliminary investigation indicated that Dale Covington (60) of Cross Plains, TN was operating a 2007 Chevrolet pickup and was traveling northbound on I-65 when for an unknown reason he went off the right side of the roadway. The vehicle then struck a guardrail end and overturned, coming to final rest against a sign post.

Mr. Covington was pronounced dead at the scene by the Barren County Coroner's Office. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the collision.

The investigation is still ongoing and being led by Trooper Jonathan Johnson. He was assisted on scene by Cave City Fire Department, Barren County EMS, and Barren County Coroner. No other details are available for release at this time.

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