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1 injured in 2-vehicle crash in McCracken Co.

(Source: McCracken Co. Sheriff's Dept.) (Source: McCracken Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

A two-vehicle crash on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 27 sent one person to the hospital.

McCracken County sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the intersection of U.S. Highway 68 and Tyree Road.

They say Marvin Blaine, 56, of Paducah, was going westbound on U.S. Hwy. 68 in a 1999 Ford F250 and hauling a utility trailer. They say Blaine had signaled and began to slow, to make a turn onto Tyree Road.

Joshua McClure, 29, of Paducah, was behind Blaine in his 1994 Ford Escort.

According to deputies, McClure took his eyes off the road for a moment and when he looked back up, he noticed Blaine had slowed.

They say McClure tried to swerve right to avoid hitting Blaine, but Blaine had already began making the turn.

McClure's vehicle hit Blaine's vehicle in the right rear bumper, between the truck and trailer.

McClure had minor injuries and was taken to an area hospital. Blaine was not injured.

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