KSP: Driver dead after garbage truck runs off the road, hits culvert | News
GRAVES COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - Kentucky State Police is investigating a deadly, single car crash that happened on Monday, October 22 at about 6:30 a.m.
According to KSP, the crash happened on KY 849 west of U.S. 45.
The preliminary investigation shows that Joseph S. Lacewell, 36 of Paducah, was driving a 2009 Autocar garbage truck owned by CWI inc. Police say for an unknown reason, the truck ran off the right shoulder of the road, hitting a culvert before coming to a final stop. Police say the driver’s door was open and Lacewell was ejected from the truck.
Assistant Graves County Coroner Tony Sheridan pronounced Lacewell dead at the scene. According to police, Lacewell was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
KSP says the investigation is ongoing.
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