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Graves County Crash Claims Man's Life
By West Kentucky Star Staff
GRAVES COUNTY - A one-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Graves County claimed the life of a west Tennessee man.

According to Kentucky State Police, the crash happened just before 1:00 pm on Kentucky Highway 97, near Burnett's Chapel Road. Troopers said 90-year-old William R. Morton, of Bruceton, TN, was traveling north on KY 97 when for unknown reasons, he lost control of his pickup truck.

Morton's truck ran off the road, struck a ditch and overturned. Police said Morton was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from his truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Graves County Coroner.


Published 08:31 AM, Monday Jun. 11, 2018
Updated 09:58 PM, Monday Jun. 11, 2018

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