Fatal Car Crash on Alben Barkley Drive

Time: 9:55 a.m.
Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Location: Alben Barkley Drive between Cardinal Lane and Barkley Woods, Paducah

One man is dead and a teen-ager injured after a two-vehicle crash on Alben Barkley Drive this morning.

Preliminary investigation shows that a man was driving west when he lost control of his car and crossed the centerline into the path of oncoming traffic. His car was hit by a pickup truck headed east.

Both drivers were taken to the hospital, where the driver of the car was pronounced dead a short time later.

The crash is being investigated by the Paducah Police Department’s Collision Reconstruction Team. Alben Barkley Drive was shut down for several hours after the crash due to the investigation.