– Kentucky State Police responded to a deadly crash in Trigg County near the 26 mile marker on US 68 Monday night.
KSP says Erica T. Nyakeraka, 35 of Cadiz, was traveling westbound on US 68 driving a 2005 Toyota Camry. Virgil W. Litwiller, 70 of Farmington, was operating a 2006 Peterbilt traveling westbound on US 68. Litwiller had just pulled out of a farm lot and was traveling at a slow rate of speed.
Investigators say for an unknown reason, Nyakeraka failed to slow down as she approached the rear of the semi and collided with it. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts at the time of the collision.
Deputies say Nyakeraka was transported to the Trigg County Hospital where she was pronounced deceased.