One Dead After Coal Truck Accident

One person has been killed in a crash involving two loaded coal trucks.
It happened on US 23 near Louisa around 8am.

Kentucky State Police say both semi's were headed north when one of the trucks rear-ended the other truck. The driver of the truck in the rear, lost control,crossed over into southbound lanes and overturned. Coal was spilled over all four lanes of the highway. That semi also caught fire.

Troopers say the driver of that truck, 38-year old Charles Cable of Jenkins, was killed. The driver of the truck that was hit was taken to a Louisa Hospital. No word on his condition.


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