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Fatal: Camaro Crushed By Coal Truck

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New Media Producer: Kerry Corum

UPDATE, WED, 10:30 AM: We have a follow-up to a deadly accident Newswatch first told you about Tuesday.

Police say two brothers were killed in the accident in Hopkins County. Officers say 19-year-old Jose Antonio Urias stopped at a stop sign at Nebo Road and Kentucky 1034, then proceeded into the intersection - into the path of a coal truck. The coal truck hit the driver's side, then flipped onto the car.

Jose Urias and his passenger, 21-year-old Carmelo Urias, were killed. Authorities say the brothers recently moved to Sebree from El Salvador.

The road was shut down for most of the day while crews cleaned up the coal.

UPDATE, WED, 6:30 AM: Two people are dead after a coal truck flipped on top of their car.

It happened just before 8:00 Tuesday morning, at Nebo Road and Kentucky 1034, in Hopkins County.

Police say a Chevrolet Camaro stopped at a stop sign, then proceeded through the intersection - right into the path of a coal truck.

The coal truck hit the front side of the Camaro, then flipped-over on top of the car.

The driver and passenger of the car died at the scene. Their names haven't been released yet.

The coal truck driver had only minor injuries.

UPDATE, TUE, 1:40 PM: A fatal crash involving a semi loaded with coal, closes portions of US 41 in Hopkins County.

Coal spilled into a stream at the site of the accident and an EPA Emergency Response Team is on site now, trying to remove as much coal as possible. The Emergency Response Team indicates it could take a couple of hours to clear.

The Kentucky Department of Highways is advising motorists who travel US 41-A in Hopkins County, to expect lane closures and delays.

The names of those involved have not yet been released.

Previously:A Hopkins County highway is shut down after a fatal accident.

It happened Tuesday morning on US 41 Alternate, at Lakeside Drive. Authorities say the accident involved coal truck and a passenger vehicle.

The northbound lane is expected to be closed for at least another 30 minutes.

The names of those involved have not yet been released.

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