LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56/WKYT) – One person is dead after a crash in Lexington.

It happened Friday morning on Leestown Road near the Scott County line, just inside Fayette County.

Police said a red pickup truck, towing a trailer full of equipment, was heading inbound on Leestown Road and a grey SUV was going out when one of the cars crossed the center line.

The vehicles hit each other head-on, killing one person. The name of the victim and an official cause of death have not been released at this time.

We’re told another person involved had non-life-threatening injuries.

Stay with FOX 56 for updates.


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The coroner has been called to the scene of a crash in Lexington.

According to police, a semi and an SUV, that was pulling a trailer, collided on Leestown Road near the Scott County line, just inside Fayette County.

Police are calling the scene “a big mess” and say Leestown Road is currently closed in both directions.

This is a developing story and we’ll keep you updated.