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Man killed in wreck on I-24

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PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - A crash on Interstate 24 near Paducah Wednesday afternoon turned deadly.

According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, 75-year-old Harvey Elder of Mayfield died Thursday morning at an Indiana hospital.

Harvey was a passenger in a car driven by Keith Sullivan.

Investigators say a truck turned in front of Sullivan's car at the Interstate 24 ramp and John Puryear Bridge causing the crash.

No word on the condition of the others involved in the crash.

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Update on Injury Accident from Wednesday July 22(John Puryear and I-24)

75 year old Harvey Elder of Mayfield (who was a passenger in a car driven by Keith Sullivan of Mayfield) died at 8:27AM this morning at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville Indiana.

He was transported from Lourdes Hospital in Paducah to Deaconess Hospital following the accident on Wednesday. According to the Vanderbergh County Indiana Coroner's Office, he died at 8:27AM this morning from internal and head injuries.

Mr. Elder was a passenger in a vehicle that was 2003 Nissan Altima that was southbound on John Puryear Hwy. The other vehicle (2008 Chevrolet Pickup) involved in this collision was driven by 83 year old Harold Williams of Paducah. Mr. Williams was northbound on John Puryear Hwy and made a left turn onto the I-24 on ramp in in front of Sullivan and Elder, thus causing the collision.

The accident was investigated by Deputy David Knight

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