fatal collision 1 300UPDATE: HANSON, Ky. (8/21/19) — A crash claimed the life of a 21-year-old Sacramento man Tuesday afternoon.

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office reported Darrell Baker was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Preliminary investigation reveals Leonard Martin Jr., 73 of Hanson, was backing a 2005 Ford F-250 out of his driveway 4:13 p.m. onto the 1000 block of Sunset Road in Hanson. At the same time, Baker was driving eastbound on Sunset, when the two vehicles collided.

Martin’s truck struck the driver’s side of Baker’s pickup and caused it to leave the right side of the road and crash into a utility pole.

Hanson Fire Department, Medical Center Ambulance and Hopkins County Coroner’s Office assisted.

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HANSON, Ky. (8/20/19) — First responders were called out to the scene of a serious crash just after 4 p.m. today.

The single-vehicle accident is believed to involve a pickup truck in the area of Sunset and Herring.

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the collision, and a reconstructionist has been requested to the scene.

Witnesses near the scene said the truck cab appears to be crushed. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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