OLIVE HILL, KY. (December 29, 2019) – The Kentucky State Police Post 14 Ashland are investigating a single vehicle fatal collision that occurred Sunday afternoon at approximately 2:50 pm. Troopers responded to the 155 mile marker of I-64 in Carter County, on arrival Troopers found Thomas Meaux, age 49 of Ashland, KY, deceased in his vehicle.
Through investigation it was determined Mr. Meaux lost control of his 2016 Nissan Maxima and struck a guardrail before coming to final rest in a nearby ditch. The Carter County Coroners Office was contacted and determined time of death. An autopsy was scheduled and toxicology results are pending. Drugs and alcohol are not a suspected contributing factor.
This case remains under investigation by Trooper Jansen Hacker who was assisted on scene by Carter County EMS and the Olive Hill Fire Department.