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One Killed In Hopkins County Crash

A young western Kentucky man is dead after a crash in Hanson. 

The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release that 73-year-old Leonard Martin Jr. was attempting to back a pickup truck out of his driveway onto Sunset Road Tuesday afternoon.

In an email, the sheriff’s office said Martin’s truck hit a vehicle on the road driven by 21-year-old Darrell Baker of Sacramento.

After the impact, Baker’s vehicle ran off the road and hit a utility pole.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Martin was not injured.

There’s no word of any charges against Martin.