Fatal accident in Spencer County; roadway now open

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Posted on November 29, 2010 at 1:05 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 29 at 10:20 PM

(WHAS11) - Kentucky 44 in Spencer County is back open Monday evening after a deadly crash.

The road was closed for about two hours because of a fatal accident involving a concrete truck and a car.
 
The accident happened around 11 a.m. Monday at Kentucky 44 and Elk Creek Road.  It was just west of Taylorsville, Ky.
 
The vehicles collided and the driver,  Samuel C. Wantye, age 21, of Finchville, KY., was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Spencer County Coroner. The driver of the concrete truck, Earl F. Sharp, was not injured. It is unknown if the drivers were wearing seat belts.

The collision remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police Frankfort Post Collision Reconstruction Team.

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