Driver of tractor-trailer killed in Ky. crash - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Driver of tractor-trailer killed in Ky. crash

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The driver of a tractor-trailer was killed in a crash on Tuesday night in Graves County, Kentucky.

It happened at the 11-mile marker of the Purchase Parkway around 11:00 p.m.

The sheriff's office says the driver of the vehicle was Ibrahim S. Ayyash of West Memphis, Arkansas. The Graves County Ambulance Service and the Coroner's Office pronounced Ayyash dead at the scene.

According to Sheriff Dewayne Redmon, Ayyash may have fallen asleep while driving.

Assisting at the scene was the Mayfield Fire Department, Wingo Fire Dept., Water Valley Fire Department, Graves County Health Department, Graves County Coroner's Office, Ky. State Road Department and several other agencies.

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