Man Killed in Eastern Kentucky Crash

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February 07 2021 06:00 pm

Troopers are investigating a fatal crash in Martin County.

The accident was reported just before 8 a.m. near the federal prison on Kentucky Route 3, involving two vehicles, one of which was a commerical vehicle.

When troopers arrived at the scene, they discovered that a passenger vehicle rear-ended the commercial vehicle.

The driver of the passenger vehicle, Timothy Rice, 59, of Betsy Lane, was killed as a result of the crash.

The operator of the commercial vehicle had no apparent injuries.

Alcohol or drugs are not suspected at this time, pending toxicology results. 

Troopers continue to investigate the crash.

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