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KSP Report: Adair County fatal collision

Remains of lone occupant, the operator, discovered in 2003 Ford truck after fire extinguished. Autopsy, positive identification is scheduled for today, Sun 26 Mar 2017
Next earlier article, this story: Fatal collision occurs at Heartland Pkway & KY 551 by Larry Smith, FM 92.7 and FM 99.9

By TFC William Gregory, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

COLUMBIA, KY (Sun 26 Mar 2017) - Tpr. Scott Curry is investigating a collision that occurred today at 1:47 AM CST at KY 55 and KY 551 when a northbound 2003 Ford truck struck a guardrail that resulted in the vehicle catching fire. It was completely engulfed in flames when investigators arrived.

The remains of a lone occupant, the operator, were discovered in the vehicle after the fire was extinguished. The operator was unable to be identified due to injuries sustained from the fire. A positive identification will be determined prior to the release of the suspected operator's name. An autopsy is scheduled for later today.

This story was posted on 2017-03-26 11:30:43
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