Driver pronounced dead on scene of Hopkins County crash

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HANSON, Ky. (WEHT) – On Tuesday, authorities said a crash led to the death of a 21-year-old Sacramento man.

Darrell Baker, 21, was driving east on Sunset Rd. when 73-year-old Leonard Martin, Jr. backed out of his driveway and hit Baker’s vehicle, authorities said.

The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office said the collision caused Baker’s vehicle to leave the right side of the roadway, striking a Kenergy power pole.

Baker was pronounced dead on the scene.

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(This story was originally published on August 21, 2019)

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