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One Dead In Knott Co. Crash

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KNOTT COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) KSP said that a man died in a two-vehicle crash in Knott County on Highway 80.

KSP received a call about the collision in the Rockfork community at 5:53 a.m. 

It was determined that 23-year-old Zachery Patrick of Emmlena, was driving a 2001 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck while driving east on KY 80. Patrick's truck collided with the rear end section of a 1995 Kenworth tractor-trailer, which was also travelling east on KY 80. Patrick was entrapped inside his vehicle. He was transported to Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. 

The driver of the Kenworth, 64-year-old Kelly Smith, of Fisty, was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation of KSP. 

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