KSP investigating fatal accident in Pulaski County

SOMERSET, Ky. – The Kentucky State Police says one person died in a crash earlier this week in Pulaski County.

KSP says the crash happened around 9:40 a.m. Monday morning on West Kentucky Highway 635 in the Since Hill area.

Police say an investigation shows Fred Haste Jr., 66, of Bethelridge was driving a 2000 Peterbilt Semi west on KY 635 when he lost control of his vehicle and collided into a 2015 KIA.

KSP says Haste sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Pulaski County Coroner’s Office.

The driver of the KIA was transported to Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital for treatment of non-life threating injuries.

Police say drugs and alcohol are not suspected factors in the crash. The investigation is ongoing.