Hopkins County man killed in semi truck accident identified
HOPKINS CO., Ky. (WFIE) - Kentucky State Police say a crash in Caldwell County claimed the life of a 23-year-old Hopkins County man.
Shortly before 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, authorities were called to a crash on I-69 near the 87 mile marker.
Investigators revealed Erik L. Putman of Nortonville was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado northbound on I-69 when he struck the rear of a freightliner on the side of the road.
The Caldwell County Coroner says Putman died during the accident. We’re told the investigation is ongoing.
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