Three Hurt in Accident at Hwy. 45 Intersection
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH - An two-vehicle accident Friday morning on U.S. Highway 45 injured three people.

The McCracken County Sheriff's Department responded around 7:45 am to the intersection of Highway 45 and Old Highway 45. Their investigation determined that a car driven by 22-year-old Austin Bright of Mayfield pulled into the path of a pickup truck driven by 70-year-old Gary Johnson of Humboldt, Tennessee. 

Bright and his passenger, 26-year-old Angel Rodriguez of Paducah, were taken by Mercy EMS to Mercy Health for treatment of their injuries. A passenger in Johnson's truck, 70-year-old Nancy Johnson of Humboldt, was also taken to Mercy Health for treatment.

Old U.S. Highway 45 was closed for about an hour until the scene could be cleared.

Published 12:21 PM, Saturday Aug. 11, 2018
Updated 03:54 AM, Monday Aug. 13, 2018

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