Man dies after accident on icy road

MACON COUNTY - A 73 year old man from Shelbyville is dead after an accident along Lake Fork road near the intersection of Leghorn Road in Macon County.

The Macon County Sheriff's Office says the vehicle was westbound on Lake Fork Road when the driver went into a ditch and struck a bridge support over Lake Fork Creek.

The vehicle flipped and overturned into the water.

Road conditions at the time of recovery were poor and police say recovery efforts were hampered by winds, drifting snow, and cold temperatures.

The driver was pronounced dead on the scene by the Macon County Coroner.

Driver information is being withheld pending family notification.

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