Identity of person killed in Webster County crash released

Deputies investigating after Webster crash turns fatal
Published: Oct. 29, 2023 at 4:16 PM CDT
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WEBSTER CO., Ky. (WFIE) - Part of US 41 in Webster County had to be shut down Sunday.

Kentucky Transportation Officials say there was a crash near the intersection of KY 2836, and it blocked all lanes.

The road was closed for a few hours.

According to the Webster County Sheriff’s Office, the driver of a Lexus was going south in the rain when their car left the road and hit a utility pole.

The driver was identified as 60-year-old Melba Graves of Henderson.

According to a release, the Webster County Coroner pronounced Graves dead at the scene.

Deputies say they are continuing to investigate the crash.