Man freed from pickup truck after hitting guide-wire, tree

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - One man is injured after being trapped in his pickup truck when it crashed on Cairo Road.

Clarence E. Garnett, 62, was driving westbound on Cairo Road near Schmitt Farms when he failed to negotiated a turned and ran off the road, according to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department.

The truck went through a ditch and struck a utility pole guide-wire before striking a tree head-on.

Garnett was found around 5 a.m. on Friday, but said he had been trapped for some time before he was discovered.

Cairo Road was reduced to one lane for about an hour while crews freed Garnett from the truck.

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