KSP: Man dies after bad crash in Adair County

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ADAIR COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police say one man is dead and another arrested after a deadly crash in Adair County.

It happened Friday evening on KY 80 between Russell Springs and Columbia.

State Police say 71-year-old Danny Helm was driving his truck on KY 80 when a semi, driven by 28-year-old James Burris, crossed the center line and struck Helm's truck.

Police say Helm was flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center, where he died from his injuries on Saturday night.

Troopers say Burris was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident. Police have not said if his charges will be upgraded.

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