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Car accident results in fatality of 18-year-old

By Allyson Dix
A man was pronounced dead after his vehicle traveled into the water around Skaggs Creek bridge.
Barren County Sheriff’s Office and other emergency agencies responded to the bridge on Matthews Mill Road around 8:00 p.m. on Sunday night after the vehicle of 18-year-old Kyle Ollig traveled off the road and into the water.
A passenger in the vehicle was able to escape the vehicle and police say the passenger stated Ollig somehow lost control of the 2013 Honda passenger car before traveling off the roadway. The vehicle then went off a bluff embankment and into the creek.
Ollig was unable to exit the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.
BCSO was assisted on scene by the Haywood Fire Department, Barren County Emergency Management and the Barren County Dive Team.

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