According to Pulaski County Sheriff Greg Speck, deputies responded to reports of
an automobile accident at 7:18 am Monday, September 16, 2019.
Sergeant Cary York and Deputy Kevin Bullock arrived on the scene of the single
vehicle accident 5.7 miles south of Somerset on Highway 769 to find a gold 2011
Cadillac STS on its top in a ravine several feet from the highway.
Preliminary investigation by Sergeant York revealed that the vehicle was
northbound when it crossed the centerline and left the roadway on the southbound
side of the highway.
The operator and sole occupant of the vehicle, Terry Lee Raines, age 55 of 6276
Rush Branch Road was ejected from the vehicle. He was treated at the scene by
personnel from the Somerset-Pulaski County EMS Services and transported to
Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
Mr. Raines succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by Deputy Coroner Gerald Collingsworth.
Sheriff's units were assisted at the scene by volunteers from the Haynes Knob Fire Department.
The accident remains under investigation by the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office.