The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office were investigating a two vehicle crash that resulted in a fatality which occurred on KY 30 at the intersection of KY 1394 yesterday afternoon, on November 10th. Laurel Sheriff’s investigators report that apparently a Kia van was traveling northbound on KY 30 attempting a left turn onto KY 1394 and turned in front of a passenger car traveling southbound on KY 30. The KIA van collided with the passenger car. The KIA traveled off the roadway over a slight embankment and came to rest. The passenger car came to rest partially blocking southbound KY 30 and part of KY 1394.
The driver and only occupant of the passenger car were treated at the scene by Ambulance and airlifted to the UK Medical Center in Lexington with critical injuries. Shortly after the driver, 85 year old George Sizemore was pronounced deceased. The driver and only occupant of the KIA van received minor injuries. The driver of the van declined medical treatment.