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One Dead In Laurel Co. Crash

Posted at 9:22 PM, Mar 22, 2019

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash that happened on Kentucky 80 Friday.

The crash happened around 3:27 p.m.

Deputies report that a pickup truck travelling west on Ky 80 crossed the centerline, hitting a tractor-trailer head on.

The tractor-trailer came to a rest in the eastbound lane. The pickup came to a rest in the westbound lane.

The driver of the pickup was identified as 58-year-old Douglas N. Hoskins, of London. He died at the scene.

Gary W. Curry, of London, was the driver of the tractor-trailer. He was taken to St. Joseph Hospital London for treatment of possible injuries.

Laurel County Sheriff’s Office