70-year-old Kentucky man killed after driving all-terrain vehicle onto state highway

Published 4:01 pm Wednesday, September 28, 2022

A 70-year-old Kentucky man was killed Monday night when he drove his all-terrain vehicle onto a state highway and was struck by an oncoming minivan, state troopers said.

The accident happened at approximately 5:19 p.m. on Monday.

Kentucky State Police Post 15 Troopers said the two-vehicle collision was on East KY 80 in Russell County.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Rylie Kean, age 27 of Russell Springs, was traveling west on East KY 80 in a 2019 Chrysler Pacifica van when she struck a 2017 Yamaha Wolverine UTV that had pulled onto East KY 80 from Foley Rd.

The Yamaha Wolverine was being operated by Edward Robertson, age 70 of Russell Springs.

Mr. Robertson was transported to Russell County hospital where he was pronounced deceased by the Russell County Coroner.