Passenger dies in Grant County car accident

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

DRY RIDGE, KY (FOX19) - Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal car accident in Grant County.

It happened on Ky. 491 about two miles west of Crittenden on Thursday night just after 11 p.m.

Police say the driver of a vehicle was traveling westbound and lost control in a curve. The vehicle left the roadway onto a grass embankment then collided with a utility pole and a fence.

Both the driver and passenger were flown to University Hospital. The passenger later died as a result of his injuries. The driver's condition is unknown. Neither name has been released.

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