UPDATE: US Hwy. 60 crash involving semi turns fatal

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Published: Feb. 3, 2023 at 9:02 AM CST
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UNION CO., Ky. (WFIE) - The Union County Coroner’s Office confirms one person is dead after an accident involving a truck and a semi.

Officials with Union County Emergency Management say U.S. Highway 60 near Sturgis Airport was closed for several hours Friday due to a crash involving a semi.

State police say the semi driver was backing his trailer into a business parking lot.

Troopers say the driver of an eastbound pickup truck didn’t see the trailer and drove underneath.

The driver of the pickup, 32-year old Adrian Vallery Junior, of Sturgis, died at the scene.

The highway is now back open.