According to Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron a Wayne County man has lost his life due to a motor vehicle accident.
On June 10, 2021, Deputies Jerry Coffey and Derek Dennis responded to a one motor vehicle accident on Kentucky Highway 167 at 9:44 pm. Upon arrival Deputy Coffey’s investigation revealed that a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier was traveling north in the 3700-block area of Kentucky Highway 167 when it left the roadway and overturned. The vehicle ended up partially back in the roadway. The driver of the vehicle was ejected and was found unresponsive.
Wayne County Coroner Gordon Hicks pronounced the victim, a 60-year-old male, deceased at the scene at approximately 10:33 pm.
Deputies Coffey and Dennis were assisted at the scene by the Wayne County Emergency Medical Services, the Monticello Fire Department, and the Wayne County Rescue Squad.
The name of the victim is being withheld from this release at this time to ensure all family members have been notified.
The investigation is being continued by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and the Wayne County Coroner’s Office.