The first two Fleming County Kentucky traffic fatalities of 2013 reportedly occurred on Friday afternoon, January 4, 2013. According to accident reports, the crash occurred around 1:30 p.m. on Highway 57 about a half mile outside of Mt. Carmel.
The Kentucky State Police report that a truck driven by Timothy Doyle was headed southbound on Highway 57, toward Flemingsburg, when it allegedly crossed the center line. When Mr. Doyle’s truck crossed the center line, police report that it collided with a minivan driven by Roger Utterback who was headed northbound on Highway 57. The exact cause of the accident remains under investigation by the Kentucky State Police.
Both Mr. Doyle and Mr. Utterback were killed in this Fleming County car crash and were pronounced dead at the accident scene. Mr. Doyle was 52-years-old and lived in Mt. Carmel. Mr. Utterback was 66-years-old and lived in Flemingsburg.
Mr Doyle is remembered as a devoted Christian and community member. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, four children, many other relatives, and a large group of friends. He was reportedly looking forward to welcoming the arrival of his first grandson.
Mr. Utterback was a truck driver for USF Holland for more than 25 years. He is survived by his wife, his son, his granddaughter, his siblings, relatives, and many friends.
Our Louisville auto accident lawyers extend their sincere condolences to the family and friends of Timothy Doyle and Roger Utterback following this tragic Fleming County car crash.