CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (WKRN) — Distracted driving and speed likely played a role in a weekend crash in southern Kentucky that killed a Robertson County man, according to a crash report released Monday morning.
The crash report, provided by the Christian County Sheriff’s Office, states 34-year-old Joseph W. Burns was driving northbound on Dawson Springs Road in Crofton around 5:30 p.m. Sunday, when his vehicle went off the road.
Deputies said the vehicle went airborne and flipped multiple times, stopping in a yard in the 13000 block of Dawson Springs Road.
Burns, a 34-year-old man from Springfield, was transported to Jennie Stuart Medical Center, where investigators said he was pronounced dead.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.