Authorities release identity of driver killed in Daviess Co. crash
Sheriff: 1 dead, 2 injured following single-vehicle wreck
DAVIESS CO., Ky. (WFIE) - Authorities responded to a deadly crash in Daviess County on Saturday night.
Dispatch says the crash happened on the 2100 block of Highway 140 East.
The call originally came in around 5:37 p.m.
Officials with the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office say when deputies arrived on scene, they determined a car was heading westbound on the roadway before losing control and striking a ditch embankment.
Daviess County Sheriff Brad Youngman tells 14 News that one person is dead and two others were taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Officials say those two patients are both in critical condition and will have several surgeries.
On Sunday, the sheriff’s office identified the driver who died as 53-year-old David Jones of Utica. Deputies say the two passengers were not wearing seatbelts.
Sheriff Youngman says reconstruction crews were on scene for several hours.
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