5-Year-Old Lexington Boy Killed in Kentucky Car Accident

Posted on May 13, 2013

A 26-year-old man from Louisville has been charged in an accident that took the life of a five-year-old boy on Sunday, April 21, 2013. According to accident reports, Alfonso Diaz-Diaz was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of US-60 in Versailles on Sunday night, April 21, when his car collided with a vehicle that was traveling eastbound in the eastbound lane of US-60.

There were six people in the car that was allegedly hit by Mr. Diaz-Diaz, including a five-year-old boy from Lexington, Kentucky who died from his accident injuries. He has been identified as Blake Cohorn. Blake’s father, 26-year-old Rocky Cohorn, was driving the vehicle at the time of the accident. He was taken to University of Kentucky Hospital and was reported to be in critical condition. Blake Cohorn’s two younger siblings, his mother, and his uncle were also in the car at the time of the accident. They were all taken to area hospitals.

Mr. Diaz-Diaz was reported to be in fair condition after this Kentucky head-on collision. He was being treated at University of Kentucky Hospital. Mr. Diaz-Diaz has reportedly been charged with the following crimes: second-degree manslaughter, first-degree wanton endangerment, driving under the influence, having no operator’s license, and five counts of first-degree assault.

Our Lexington car accident lawyers extend their condolences to the Cohorn family and to the rest of Blake Cohorn’s family and friends. We also wish Blake’s father, mother, siblings, and uncle fast and complete recoveries from the physical injuries that they sustained in this wreck.

Matthew L. White
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