BURLINGTON, KY (FOX19) - The Boone County Sheriff's Department says a man attempted suicide after being involved in a fatal crash on Idlewild Road.
Deputies responded to Akin Lane in Burlington at around 11:45 p.m. Wednesday night for a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
John Marsh, 51, of Erlanger, had recently left the Akin Lane address in a Honda Accord with his wife Gayle McNeese, 51. Marsh came back to the residence and said he was involved in an accident and McNeese died.
AirCare was called to take Marsh to University Hospital. His condition is unknown.
Meanwhile, deputies located the Honda completely off the road in the 4700 block of Idlewild Road. It had collided with a tree.
McNeese was pronounced dead at the scene.
The collision scene is being investigated by the Boone County Sheriff's Office Accident Reconstruction Unit and the Akin Lane scene is being investigated by the Boone County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division.