Fatal accident overnight in Owensboro

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT)- Authorities have charged 51-year-old Scotty Stewart in connection to a fatal crash early Saturday morning in Owensboro.

Owensboro Police say the accident happened around 3:30 AM on the 2900 block of Ridgewood St. Two vehicles reportedly collided, causing one of them to roll over and a passenger to be ejected from the car.

That passenger later passed away while Stewart was transported to a local hospital with injuries. Owensboro police say the other car was unoccupied.

The victim’s identity has not been released.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 22, 2020)

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