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UPDATE: One person dead after AA Highway crash

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BRACKEN COUNTY, KY (FOX19) -

One person is dead after a fiery crash on AA Highway Thursday evening.

The accident happened around 9:00 p.m. on Thursday night in Bracken County near Hooke Lane.

According to Kentucky State Police, a silver SUV was traveling northbound and was attempting to overtake another vehicle when it struck a tractor trailer head-on that was traveling southbound.

The operator of the tractor trailer, Kenon J. Pruitt, 42 of Madison, NC was not injured.

The identity of the victim in the SUV has not been determined. The accident remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police Dry Ridge. 

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