Victim identified in fatal highway crash

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DAVIESS CO, Ky (WEHT) The coroner has released the identity of the person killed in a single vehicle crash last Wednesday night.

According to DCSO, Richard Mitchell, 29, of Hartford was driving on Hwy 54 between Philpot and Whitesville when he missed a curve and went off the roadway. His vehicle then struck a mailbox and driveway culvert, causing his vehicle to overturn.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. A toxicology report is still pending.

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(This story was originally published on November 30, 2020)

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