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McCracken Co. man killed in head-on crash


A McCracken County man was killed in a head-on collision on Oct. 17 around 10 a.m.

According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, 26-year old Corey Thompson was traveling east on KY 358-/Ogden Landing Road and 25-year old Warren C. Bates was traveling west. Both vehicles were rounding the same curve near mile marker 8 when they each crossed the center line.

Bates was pronounced dead at the scene by the county coroner.

Thompson was taken to Baptist Health of Paducah.

According to the crash report, neither men were wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash.

Kentucky State Police were assisted by the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department, West McCracken Fire Department, McCracken County Coroner’s Office, and McCracken County DES. The investigation is continuing by the Post 1 Collision Analysis Team. 

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