A single-vehicle fatality occurred this afternoon with Kentucky State Police responding to the scene in Hopkins County.
According to State Police, 42-year old Timothy Parris of Manitou, Kentucky was driving westbound on KY 630 when his vehicle crossed both lanes of travel, exited the eastbound side of the roadway and hit a tree.
A preliminary investigation indicates Parris was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.
Hopkins County Deputy Coroner Wayne Burton pronounced Parris dead at the scene.
The Manitou Volunteer Fire Department, Medical Center Ambulance Service and the Hopkins County Coroner’s Office assisted at the scene.