KSP: One dead following Pike County crash

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Photo Courtesy: Buddy Forbes(WYMT)
Published: Aug. 16, 2021 at 12:55 PM EDT
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PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - One person is dead and another is injured following a crash in Pike County Monday morning.

It happened around 10:30 a.m. on Kentucky 3218 near the Pike County Airport.

According to Kentucky State Police, 20-year-old Jacob Fitch of Louisa was driving a pickup truck south on KY-2061 when he lost control and hit a tractor trailer in the northbound lane.

Fitch was pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver of the tractor trailer was taken to Pikeville Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.

The road was closed for several hours while crews worked to reconstruct the scene.

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