1 killed, another injured in accident on Boonesboro Road

Published 2:23 pm Thursday, April 4, 2019

The person involved in a fatal accident on Boonesboro Road Thursday morning as been identified.

Clark County Coroner Robert Gayheart said 73-year-old Roger Lee Justice of Madison County died as a result of injuries he sustained in a two-vehicle accident.

The passenger in Justice’s vehicle,¬†Veloney Cassidy, was transported to University of Kentucky Hospital with a head injury.

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The driver of the other vehicle, David King, was transported to Clark REgional Medical Center with unspecified injuries.

The accident occurred at the intersection of Boonesboro and Old Boonesboro Roads around 10 a.m. The road was shut down for several hours as investigators worked the scene.

Justice was traveling southbound on Boonesboro Road when, according to witnesses, he ran a red light as Cassidy was turning left off of Old Boonesboro Road, Sheriff Berl Perdue Jr. said.

Perdue said Justice’s vehicle, a green Infinity passenger car, struck the front left corner and wheel of King’s GMC truck.

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