One dead in overnight crash in Lexington

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - One man is dead after a minivan hit a street sweeper late Friday night in Lexington.

It happened just before midnight at Newtown Pike and Interstate 75.

Police say the street sweeper was turning from the interstate onto inbound Newtown Pike when the minivan, which was travelling outbound on Newtown, slammed into the side of the sweeper truck.

Officers say the driver of the van, later identified as 35-year-old Vincent Farr, of Missouri, was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger was taken to the hospital.

Newtown Pike was closed for several hours while police investigated.

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