DAVIESS COUNTY, KY. (THECOUNT) — Christopher G. McCrady of Owensboro, Kentucky, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday fatal vehicle crash in Daviess County.

Chris McCrady, 46, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Utica Thursday morning.


According to reports, McCrady was operating a pickup truck on US Highway 431 near McFarland Road/Morgan Lane in Utica, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 5 a.m. Thursday. The vehicle then entered a culvert before coming into contact with a utility pole and a tree.

The vehicle then burst into flames.

McCrady was pronounced dead of blunt force and thermal injuries at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Daviess County, is a county in Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 96,656. Its county seat is Owensboro. The county was formed from part of Ohio County on January 14, 1815. Daviess County is included in the Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.