LEITCHFIELD, Ky. — A holiday weekend crash killed a Grayson County mail carrier, police said.
According to Grayson County Sheriff Norman Chaffins, police responded to an accident on the US 62, near the 2600 block of Beaver Dam Road around 5 p.m. Sunday.
Chaffins identified the victim as 62-year-old retired Marine, Javier Rodarte.
Police said Rodarte overcorrected, crossed the center line, and went off the roadway on the eastbound side. The jeep overturned before hitting a tree.
The Leitchfield Fire Department and Grayson County EMS responded to that accident, however, Rodarte died at the scene.
Chaffins said Rodarte was wearing his safety belt. The exact cause of the accident is under investigation.