One dead in accident in Lewis County

LEWIS COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A woman is dead after a crash on KY-57 in Lewis County.

State Police say 51-year-old Gary Bartin of Flemingsburg was driving a pickup truck when he left the highway and struck a tree Saturday night.

They say they call came in around 8pm and that the truck partially overturned and landed on the driver's side over an embankment.

Barton was airlifted to Saint Mary's Medical Center in Huntington, West Virginia where he is currently listed in stable condition.

The passenger, 41-year-old Rita Roberts was in the passenger seat and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say neither person was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

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