State Police investigating fatal collision in Casey County

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LIBERTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Friday evening in Casey County.

State Police responded to the scene around 6pm, 1 mile north of Liberty on KY 49.

According to the report 41-year-old Charles Kirtley was driving northbound on KY 49 when he lost control of his vehicle and overturned, coming to rest in the southbound lane.

Another vehicle heading southbound on KY 49, operated by Andrew Richardson rounded the curve and struck Kirtley's vehicle in the rooftop portion.

Kirtley was extricated from his vehicle by Casey County Rescue and was pronounced dead on the scene by the Casey County Coroner.

Richardson was not injured in the accident.

The cause of the initial roll over is still under investigation.

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