Man killed in crash

On Thursday, October 12, a Somerset man was fatally injured in a two-vehicle collision on Scott Highway near the Tennessee/Kentucky State Line. According to reports filed by Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Michael Wilson, the man fatally injured was identified as Alex Hixson age 39. Hixson was reported to be driving a 2003 Chevy Malibu southbound on Scott Hwy near Ross Lane when he lost control of his vehicle and veered into the northbound lane of traffic colliding head on with a tractor trailer hauling car parts. Reports say Hixson was not wearing his safety restraint. According to the same report, the man driving the tractor trailer was identified as Glendale Morford, 55, Lexington, KY.

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