One dead after crash involving garbage truck in Bourbon County


The crash happened Friday afternoon on Russell Cave Road, just past the intersection of Hawkins-Cummins Road.

BOURBON COUNTY, Ky. (FOX 56/WKYT) – A person is dead after a crash in Bourbon County.

It happened around 2:30 p.m. Friday on Russell Cave Road just passed the intersection of Hawkins-Cummins Road.

According to the sheriff’s office, the driver of a garbage truck lost control, overcorrected, and hit a tree head-on.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The person’s name has not yet been released.

Emergency officials tell us the road is currently closed while crews work the scene.

This is a developing story.

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