One dead after single-vehicle crash in Mason County

Published: Apr. 21, 2019 at 1:46 PM EDT
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Maysville Police say a man has died after a crash early Sunday morning.

Police say it happened around 12:445 a.m. on KY 11 just south of Lawrence Road.

According to investigators, 44-year-old John Shanks drifted across the oncoming lane, and off the roadway before crashing into a rock wall, flipping the vehicle.

Shanks was pronounced dead at the scene by the Mason County Coroner.

Officers believe Shanks may have had a medical episode while driving that led to the crash. Drugs and alcohol are not believe to be factors.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.