The following is a release from Kentucky State Police, Post 9:
Post 09 received a 911 call just after 12pm Friday of a single vehicle accident on US 23 in Ivel.
Upon Troopers arrival it was determined a passenger vehicle traveling Southbound on US 23 had left the highway entered the ditch and struck the embankment. The vehicle then rolled over several times ejecting the operator into the ditch.
The operator of the vehicle was pronounced deceased by the Floyd County Deputy Coroner Chuck Hall.
Troopers were assisted at the scene by Trans Star Ambulance, and Betsy Layne Fire Department.
The name of the victim as not been released pending notification of next of kin.
This investigation is led by Trooper Sam Reed and remains open.