Deadly Crash In Mercer County

One person is dead after crashing in Mercer County today.

It happened on U.S. 127 just outside Harrodsburg.

The coronor has not yet released the victim's name.

However, 27 NEWSFIRST has learned that the victim is a 46-year old man from Harrodsburg.

At this time, police say they aren't sure what caused the accident.

A witness told police that the victim's Ford Explorer drifted off the side of the roadway, before going airborne and landing in a rocky embankment.

The victim was not wearing a seatbelt, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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