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Motorcyclist injured after crashing into pickup truck

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -

A Sedalia man was injured following a late-morning motorcycle vs. pickup truck crash in Paducah.

It happened around 11:12 a.m. Sunday on Lovelaceville Road.

According to police, the motorcyclist was west bound and hit a pickup truck that just turned off North Gum Springs to Lovelaceville. The driver of the truck told police he saw the motorcyclist and tried to back up, but failed to do so in time.

The motorcyclist hit the front of the truck and lost control.

Charles Smithson, 59, of Sedalia was taken to a Paducah hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the pickup truck was not injured.

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