Man killed in Boyd County crash

One person is dead after a car crashed into a creek in Boyd County, Ky.

The accident happened just after 3 p.m. Thursday on State Route 5 between Donta Road and Old Buckley Road.

The Boyd County Sheriff's Office tells our sister station the driver of the vehicle was a man in his 70s. No other information about him is being released at this time.

According to crews on the scene, before emergency crews could even get to the crash, witnesses started pulling the vehicle out of the water in an attempt to save the man.

State Route 5 was shut down for more than an hour, but has since reopened.

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