KSP identifies man killed in crash on Highway 60 in Henderson Co.

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HENDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) – Kentucky State Police Troopers are investigating a two vehicle head-on fatal collision Saturday afternoon in rural Henderson County.

The Henderson County Coroner confirmed that one person died in the wreck just before 1 p.m. on U.S. 60 East and Tscharner Road. A Kentucky State Police Reconstructionist was called to the scene to investigate.

KSP identified the man who died as 73-year-old David F. Crabtree of Owensboro.

Crabtree was traveling west on US 60 when for an unknown reason crossed the centerline in his 1997 Honda Civic. Crabtree struck another car head-on driven by 19-year-old from Spottsville.

Troopers believe both Crabtree and the other driver were wearing their seatbelts.

The road was closed for three hours while the investigation continued. KSP said the roadway was back open to regular traffic as of 4:30 p.m.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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