Leslie Countian Loses Control, Dies In Overturned Vehicle

Just before midnight on Sunday, Kentucky State Police received a 911 call of a single vehicle accident on HWY 406 in the Essie Community of Leslie County.
EMS and State Police arrived at the scene to find Robert D. Smith age 43 of Roark, Ky. had lost control of his vehicle and overturned. The operator was ejected as the vehicle overturned several times.

The victim was transported to the Manchester Memorial Hospital and then on to University of Kentucky Medical Center. The Fayette County Coroner pronounced Smith deceased on 02/24/08. No seat belts were in use at the time of the accident and they were no passengers in the vehicle. This case remains investigation.


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  • by Anonymous on Aug 2, 2008 at 09:46 AM
    i still feel fowl play
  • by Anonymous on Mar 31, 2008 at 02:48 PM
    luv u always bobby
  • by Anonymous on Feb 26, 2008 at 10:47 AM
    What a headline...
  • by Leslie County Location: Leslie County on Feb 25, 2008 at 03:55 PM
    This happened Saturday afternoon
  • by John D Location: Lexington on Feb 25, 2008 at 10:29 AM
    I never visited Leslie County, but I'm still going to miss it.

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