MONTICELLO, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Monticello man was killed and his passenger critically injured in a head-on collision with a log truck Monday afternoon, according to State Police. Investigators say a 2001 Acura, driven by 28-year old Timothy E. Gregory of Monticello, collided head-on with a 1989 Freightliner log truck on KY 92E, about four miles east of Monticello.
State Police say Gregory died at the scene. His passenger, 31-year old Heidi Kennedy of Science Hill, was airlifted to UK Hospital in Lexington where she was listed in critical condition, according to KSP.
The log truck was driven by 42-year old Timothy Stephens of Stearns, according to State Police.
Investigators say no one involved in the crash was wearing a seat belt.
State Police say drugs and alcohol were not suspected factors in the accident, which remains under investigation.