Berea man dies in single car accident in Scott County

Mar. 25—The Scott County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a single-vehicle injury accident in the Leestown Road area of the county at approximately 11:30 pm on Friday.

The driver was died at Georgetown Community Hospital due to the injuries sustained in the accident.

The Scott County Coroner identified him as 88-year-old Norman Carpenter from Berea.

A preliminary investigation suggests the vehicle in question went off the roadway striking a utility pole and then hitting a tree.

According to the Scott County Sheriff's Office, the cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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