Death Investigation in Hopkins County

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. -- Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of a Paducah man found Thursday afternoon near Dawson Springs in Hopkins County.

KSP says just before 2:00 PM, a construction worker in the Interstate 69 work zone notified authorities after locating a deceased male in a pick-up truck parked inside of the work area in the southbound lanes of I-69.

The deceased is identified as Timothy Hickman, 53, of Paducah.

At this time, troopers say the cause of death has not been determined, however foul play is not suspected at this time.

An autopsy is scheduled to be performed at the West Kentucky Medical Examiner’s Office in Madisonville.

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