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UPDATE: OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (7/17/17) — The victim of the crash into a building on U.S. 231 Sunday has been identified.

Ohio County Sheriff's Office released the name of the deceased, Elmer Glen Watts Jr., 33 of Owensboro, as the person inside the vehicle.

The accident remains under investigation by OCSO.

ORIGINAL STORY:

OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (7/16/17) — The Ohio County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early morning fiery crash that left one person dead.

OCSO says the accident happened at about 6 a.m. In the 13000 block of U.S. 231 in Utica while a vehicle was headed south. The vehicle left the right side of the road and hit an unoccupied building landing in the center of it. The building and vehicle caught fire.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Identification of the driver is pending confirmation from the coroner and notification of family.

OCSO was assisted by Hartford, Beaver Dam and Masonville fire departments, Ohio County EMS and Central Dispatch.

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