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Driver killed in rollover crash in Kenton County

Kenton County police were at the scene of a fatal crash on Dixie Highway Friday night.
Kenton County police were at the scene of a fatal crash on Dixie Highway Friday night.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published: Sep. 4, 2021 at 9:49 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 4, 2021 at 9:53 AM EDT
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KENTON COUNTY, Ky. (WXIX) - A driver died after he was ejected from his SUV in Kenton County Friday night, Kenton County police said.

Officers were dispatched to the 15000 block of Dixie Highway just after 6 p.m. for a single-vehicle rollover crash.

Police say Daniel Baker, 26, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe southbound on Dixie Highway between Walton and Crittenden when his SUV went off the right side of the road for unknown reasons.

They say Baker overcorrected and his vehicle crossed into the northbound lanes of Dixie Highway then headed into a field and overturned.

Baker was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

He was the only person in the SUV.

Kenton County police are still investigating the cause of the accident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sergeant Aaron Schihl at 859-392-1993.

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