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Man dies after hitting pole, tree in Oldham County

The crash happened in the area of West Highway 42 and North Highway 1694 around 7 a.m. on July...
The crash happened in the area of West Highway 42 and North Highway 1694 around 7 a.m. on July 24, according to Oldham County police.
Published: Jul. 26, 2021 at 8:58 AM EDT
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OLDHAM COUNTY, Ky. (WAVE) – A man who crashed into a utility pole and a tree was found dead inside of his vehicle.

The crash happened in the area of West Highway 42 and North Highway 1694 around 7 a.m. on July 24, according to Oldham County police.

When officers arrived, they found a 2014 silver Honda Crosstour, driven by Michael Thompson, of Brownsville, Kentucky, had gone off the road and hit the pole and a tree.

Thompson was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information in the crash is asked to call Oldham County Police Department at 502-222-1300.

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