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Irvington man killed in collision on U.S. 60

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State police say deceased was not wearing a seat belt

A 42-year-old Irvington man died Thursday morning after a head-on crash on U.S. 60, according to Kentucky State Police.

At approximately 11:10 a.m. EST, a two-vehicle collision was reported near the Sinking Creek Bridge west of Irvington. Police report Bobby J. Tindell of Irvington was traveling east on U.S. 60 in a 1999 Chevy 2500 pickup when it crossed into the westbound lane.

Tindell’s pickup struck the front of a 2011 International straight box truck driven by Robert C. Frye, 38, of Richmond, state police said.

Both drivers were transported to Breckinridge Memorial Hospital by the Breckinridge County Ambulance Service. Tindell, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the hospital, police said. Frye, who was wearing a seat belt, was not injured.