One dead in Pulaski County multi-vehicle crash

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PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT)- One man is dead after a multi-vehicle collision in Pulaski County.

The Pulaski County Sheriffs Department says 80-year-old Wilford Purcell of Somerset died in the crash.

Deputies say a Ford pickup truck was traveling southbound on Highway 461 when it drifted over the center line and sideswiped a tractor-trailer traveling northbound. Officials say after the truck hit the tractor-trailer it traveled into an oncoming sedan and struck it head-on, killing Purcell.

Police say the two people that were in the truck were airlifted to UK Medical Center.

Pulaski County Sheriffs Department is investigating the crash.

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