Woman killed in crash with tractor trailer identified

Investigators have released the name of a woman killed Wednesday after her truck hit a tractor trailer in Breathitt County.

The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Vanessa K. Combs.

Kentucky State Police say Combs' truck crossed the center line of Highway 15, near Jackson, and struck a tractor trailer.

Police say the driver of the tractor trailer tried to swerve to the shoulder of the road, but he was not able to avoid the crash.

Combs died at the scene. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured.

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