UPDATE: Victim of fatal crash identified

Posted by Trina Kinstler - email

HEBRON, KY (FOX19) - A man is dead following a crash in Hebron overnight.

Police responded to westbound Interstate 275 at the 9.9 mile marker just before 3 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Police say Dennis O'Brien, 48, of Newport, was driving his 1998 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck and went off the left side of the road, struck a sign post, and then over-corrected to the right, causing the truck to roll at least two times. Police say O'Brien was not wearing a seat belt and thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident is being reconstructed by the Boone County Sheriff's Department Accident Reconstruction Unit.