State worker from Ezel killed in Wolfe County crash

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WOLFE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- A 48-year-old Kentucky Transportation Cabinet employee from Ezel, died Thursday in a car crash in Wolfe County.

State Police say they responded around 1 p.m. to a two car crash on Kentucky Highway 205 near the junction of Kentucky 191.

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Trropers say 34-year-old Jamie Edgar Fallen from Grassy Creek was driving his 2006 Pontiac on northbound Highway 205 when he crossed the center line and hit a white Chevrolet pickup truck head on.

John Fugate, a 48-year-old from Ezel was driving the truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Fallen was flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center for treatment.

Kentucky State Police continue to investigate.

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