KSP investigating fatal accident in Cumberland County

On Saturday Sept. 26, 2020 at approximately 7:39 p.m., troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 15 responded to a single vehicle collision that occurred at the intersection of KY 1880 and Albany Rd.

Preliminary investigations indicate that 37-year-old Jonathan Dyer of Albany was operating a 2003 Hyundai east bound on KY 1880 when he failed to stop at the intersection of Albany Rd. Dyer crossed Albany Road and struck an earth embankment.

Dyer was transported to the Cumberland County hospital and later flown UK hospital.

A passenger, 60 year Thomas Dyer of Albany, KY was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Cumberland County Coroner.

Both parties involved were not wearing their seat belts. This collision remains under investigation by Trooper Aron Jones.

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