COLUMBIA, Ky. (August 14, 2016) – Tpr. Clint Bale is investigating a collision that occurred on Friday, August 12, 2016 at approximately 11:49 PM CST at the intersection of Chestnut Corner and Sulphur Creek Road. The vehicle, a 1999 Honda 4-door, was traveling west on Chestnut Corner Road when it left the roadway, traveled into a stream and struck a tree. The collision resulted in a fire and the operator was pronounced dead at the scene.
The owner of the vehicle was contacted and it is believed that the operator of the vehicle is a family member but an autopsy will be performed to verify the identity of the driver. The collision remains under investigation.