The Adair County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a one vehicle fatality that occurred early this morning on Holmes Bend Road approximately five miles north of Columbia.
Amanda Spencer, 31, of Columbia, was operating a 1996 Chevy Blazer when her vehicle exited the highway and overturned.
Spencer was not wearing a seat belt and was partially ejected from the vehicle.
Spencer was pronounced dead at the scene by Coroner Todd Akin.
An unrestrained passenger in the vehicle, Kenneth Sweet, 25, was transported to Westlake Regional Hospital ER by Adair County EMS and later sent to University of Kentucky Hospital for possible neck injuries.
Speed, dense fog and alcohol are believed to be factors in the wreck.
The Adair County Fire Department assisted at the scene to extricate the patients.
This incident is still under investigation by Deputy Justin Claywell.