Robert Hayse, 60, of Leitchfield, was killed in a single-vehicle accident on Tuesday, December 10.
At 7:19 a.m. on Tuesday, Grayson County E-911 Dispatch received a call reporting an overturned vehicle in a creek located on Commerce Drive in Leitchfield, according to a press release from the responding Leitchfield Police Department.
The Leitchfield Police and Fire Departments and Grayson County Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene.
Based on information obtained in a preliminary investigation, a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier operated by Hayse was travelling west on Commerce Drive when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a large pipe before overturning into the creek, the release read.
Hayse was pronounced deceased by Grayson County Coroner Joe Brad Hudson at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday.
Hayse was transported to the Kentucky Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville for further investigation.
The accident is also currently under investigation.