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One killed in a two vehicle collision on Ky 259

Date of News Release: 12/15/2010

(Bowling Green, Ky.) -- Billy Alexander and Edward Hunt were both traveling northbound on Ky 259 near Chaumont Road. Mr. Hunt was driving a Scott Waste Management Truck and was stationary in the roadway at 9044 Brownsville Road. Mr. Alexander was driving a 2001 Chevy S-10 Pick-up and approached Mr. Hunt's vehicle from behind. Mr. Alexander failed to yield to the caution lights on the rear of Mr. Hunt's vehicle and struck Mr. Hunt's vehicle from behind. Billy Alexander succumbed to injuries sustained from the collision and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Edmonson County Coroner. There were no injuries reported by the occupants of Mr. Hunt's vehicle. The investigation is ongoing by Kentucky State Police Bowling Green.

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