Fatal accident in Daviess County, KY - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Fatal accident in Daviess County, KY

OWENSBORO, KY (WFIE) - A McLean County man is dead following an accident in Owensboro.

The Daviess County Sheriff's Office says speeding may have been a factor.

The wreck happened in the 5700 block of Carter Road around 7:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Deputies say a witness called 911 reporting a vehicle driving through a stop sign then running into a large ditch. 

EMTs and firefighters were on scene when deputies arrived, trying to revive the driver.

The sheriff's office says Roger Cotton, Calhoun, died of his injuries. 

The accident report says the 56 year old was not wearing a seatbelt.

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