Man dies in head on crash with tractor trailer

By Heartland News
CALVERT CITY, KY (KFVS) - Police in Kentucky are investigating a deadly crash on US 62 just east of Calvert City.
According to the Marshall County Sheriff's Department, a car driven by John Ward of Gilbertsville apparantly crossed the center line and collided head on with a tractor trailer.
Police say Ward pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver of the rig was not injured.
After taking witness statements and looking at evidence at the scene, deputies believe Ward fell asleep at the wheel.
The crash site on US 62 near the US Highway 641 interchange remains closed as crews work to clean up the accident.