Semi truck driver killed after suffering heart attack, hitting tree
LYON COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - The driver of a semi truck died Thursday after suffering a heart attack and hitting a tree.
According to Kentucky State Police, the crash happened on westbound Interstate 24 at the 49 mile marker.
The coroner on the scene said it is believed the driver, Brian Lee Schuetz of Illinois, suffered a massive heart attack while driving. The truck then left the road and struck a tree.
Schuetz was taken to Caldwell County Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
The investigation is ongoing.
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