McCracken County, Kentucky (3/26/2020) – A wreck involving two semi-trucks in McCracken County, Kentucky left one Texas driver with fatal wounds.
The accident happened Thursday morning on Interstate 24 around 12:41 a.m. According to police, the truck driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into another semi.
Both semis ended up on the south side of the interstate and barrels of herbicide were scattered across the interstate.
The Texas driver hauling the herbicide, Ricardo Contrearas, was taken to the hospital for incapacitating injuries.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
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Source: KFVS 12
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