Name released in deadly New Year’s Day crash in Henderson Co.

Name released in deadly New Year’s Day crash in Henderson Co.

HENDERSON CO., Ky. (WFIE) - Authorities release the name of the man killed in an early New Year’s Day crash in Henderson County.

The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office says 29-year-old James Matthews died in the crash.

The wreck happened just before 1 a.m. on Middle Delaware Road near Kentucky 812.

Deputies say the car slid off the road into the woods, hit a tree and then caught on fire.

They say Matthews was the only person in the car.

Copyright 2020 WFIE. All rights reserved.