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Fatal accident in Casey County, Kentucky

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CASEY COUNTY KY (WAVE) - Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal accident on Highway 49 about five miles north of Liberty, Kentucky. 

62 year old David Hayes of Liberty died in the crash which occured at 11:40 this morning, local time.

Police say Hayes was driving south on Highway 49 when he struck the rear of a car which had slowed to make a left turn onto High Point Road.  After striking the car, police say the truck Hayes was driving crashed through a fence row and struck a utility pole.  Hayes, who was wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the second vehicle, 22 year old Elza King of Liberty, was treated at Casey County Hospital and later released.