UPDATE: Elderly Man Killed in Floyd County, Ky. Crash

UPDATE 11/8/13 @ 1:05 p.m.
FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) – Kentucky State Police say an elderly man from Michigan was killed in a single vehicle crash in Floyd County Friday morning.

The accident happened on U.S. 23 in Betsy Lane about 5 a.m.

Troopers say George Stapleton, 75, of Sterling Heights, Michigan was killed when his vehicle crossed the median and hit an earth embankment.

Stapleton died at the scene.

Dispatchers told WSAZ.com that there was considerable fog in the area at the time of the wreck.

There is no word from troopers on what caused Stapleton to lose control and crash.



ORIGINAL STORY 11/8/13 @ 6:43 a.m.
FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- One person is dead following a single vehicle crash on U.S. 23 in Floyd County, Ky.

It happened about 5 a.m. Friday in the northbound lanes near Ivel.

Dispatchers tell WSAZ.com that there was considerable fog in the area at the time of the wreck.

The victim's name has not been released.

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