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Fatal Accident In Smithland, Kentucky

A three vehicle crash has occurred on U.S. Hwy 60 at Blue Ridge Road, in Livingston County, Kentucky. The crash scene is located near the Livingston Central High School. At least one fatality is reported. Police Accident re-constructionists are working to determine what happened and what the cause of the crash was.

Reports indicate that the crash happened around 5:54 a.m. when a motorist driving west on U.S. 60 and veered into the eastbound lane of traffic, colliding head-on with utility truck driven by Michael W. Wurth, age 52, of Boaz. A third vehicle, unable to avoid the crash scene, struck the vehicle that drifted into the eastbound lane. The third vehicle was driven by Jerrod Jennings, age 27, of Burna. The fatality is listed as the driver of the vehicle that drifted into the eastbound lane, who reportedly died at the scene of the crash.

The legalities of this tragic accident are that, Mr. Wurth may have both a workers compensation claim related to this crash and a possible 3rd party tortfeasor action. Mr. Jennings may have a personal injury claim.