Sheriff's father-in-law killed in Fleming County accident

FLEMING COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - US 68 in Fleming County near the Mason County line is currently shut down due to a fatal accident.

Officials tell WKYT that a Semi hit a pick-up truck sometime this morning.
The driver of the pick-up, 60-year-old Harold McIntyre Jr was pronounced dead at the scene by the Fleming County Coroner.

Neighbors tell us McIntyre is the Father-in-law of the Fleming County Sheriff.

The driver of the Semi was transported to Fleming County Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Hazmat is currently on the way and local fire and police officials are still on the scene.

There is no word yet on how long the road will be closed.

Stay tuned to WKYT this morning for more information as it becomes available.

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