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Fatal multi-vehicle crash in Lyon County

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LYON COUNTY (WSIL) -- A Benton, KY man is dead after a multi-vehicle crash in Lyon County, Kentucky.

Kentucky State Police say it happened sometime Friday evening. State Police Troopers responded to the intersection of KY 93 and KY 3305 for a multi-vehicle collision.

Investigators say Jeffery H. Barrett (27) of Benton, Kentucky was traveling north on KY 93 on a motorcycle while Mark A. Driver (27) of Eddyville was traveling south on KY 93.

Driver attempted to make a left turn onto KY 3305 when Barrett's motorcycle struck Driver's vehicle, causing Driver to lose control and collide with an unoccupied pickup truck.

Barrett sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Lyon County Coroner.

Neither Driver nor his passengers were injured during the collision.

Kentucky State Police continue to investigate the collision.

Eric Jamnik

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