HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police are investigating a deadly crash in eastern Kentucky.
Around six Friday morning, they were dispatched to U.S.119 in the Rosspoint community of Harlan County for a report of a crash.
Police say the dump truck was traveling north on U.S.119 in the slow lane, when a 2007 Chevrolet Impala struck the dump truck in the rear.
The driver of the Impala, 40-year old Tracey Rapier of Evarts, was transported to Harlan County ARH for injuries.
The Harlan County Rescue Squad had to use a machine to cut open the car in order to get to the passenger. That passenger, 41-year old Donald P. Tarbell of Coxton, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the dump truck was not hurt.