Name of victim in crash on I-64 in Bath County released


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    OWINGSVILLE, Ky. (WDKY) - The Bath County coroner confirms Christopher Short, 44, of Mount Sterling, Ky., was killed in the crash.

    Kentucky State Police say he was driving the pickup truck involved in the crash.

    KSP say John Walls, 47, of Beecher City, Ill., was driving the tractor-trailer. He was taken to Saint Claire Regional Medical Center for treatment.

    Police are still investigating the crash.

    As of 3:45 a.m. Thursday, all but one lane of I-64 westbound were back open.

    The crash happened around the 120 mile marker Wednesday morning.

    According to police at the scene, a tractor-trailer hauling deck and wood stain was headed eastbound when it crossed the grassy median and collided with a pickup headed westbound. Both vehicles then went through a guardrail and down an embankment.

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