Advertisement

UPDATE: Victim identified in deadly Rockcastle Co. crash

Published: Aug. 13, 2020 at 7:23 AM EDT
Email this link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

Mount Vernon, Ky. (WKYT) - I-75 in Rockcastle has reopened after a deadly crash around 5 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the interstate, near the 68-mile marker.

Kentucky State Police say a tractor-trailer collided with a Kia Soul driven by 56-year-old David Thornton of New Carlisle, Ohio. The crash sent Thornton’s vehicle into a pickup truck.

Thornton was pronounced dead at the scene by the Rockcastle County coroner.

The tractor-trailer overturned in the crash. It was hauling produce.

No other injuries were reported. Investigators say drugs and alcohol are not suspected as factors in the crash.

Copyright 2020 WKYT. All rights reserved.

Latest News

Latest News