Man, 57, identified in fatal I-275 crash

Man, 57, identified in fatal I-275 crash

BOONE CO., KY (FOX19) - The Boone County Sheriff's Department have identified the 57-year-old man who they said suffered a medical event and died in a single-vehicle crash on westbound I-275 Saturday afternoon.

Police responded around 2:30 p.m. and discovered the driver of a pickup truck was killed after a collision at the 2.4 mile marker. The driver has been identified as Charles Carpenter, of Lawrenceburg, IN.

Investigators said witnesses of the collision saw the vehicle drifting to the right before it hit the guardrail and continued approximately 100 feet before coming to a stop. Preliminary findings point to the driver suffering a medical event, causing the collision.

He was the only occupant at the time of the crash, according to official reports.

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