Driver Killed In Crash

A central Kentucky man is dead after the truck he was driving crashed into a tree.

The wreck happened on Huntertown Road in Woodford County, just after two Friday afternoon.

Police say 50-year-old Daniel Blacketer of Versailles died after his truck dropped off the right shoulder of the road, struck several mailboxes and then ran into a tree.

The coroner says Blacketer died at the scene. Police say he was not wearing his seatbelt.

Police say it appears he never applied the brakes. They are still looking into the cause of the crash.

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