Fatal Crash in Estill County Results in Death of Powell County Man


One man in his thirties has died as the result of a one vehicle wreck that occurred on Spout Springs Road in Estill County.

According to Estill County Coroner Jimmy Wise, the single occupant went off the road on East 82 heading towards Powell County. The Coroner adds that the man had lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree head on. He has been identified as Robert Chasteen.

Wise says that the road was not closed as a result of the wreck as the vehicle came to rest far from the roadway. The car was located behind a residence resulting in no obstruction to the roadway and no other injuries were reported.

Drugs and alcohol are not a factor in this collision, according to Wise.