Russell Springs man injured in wreck died Sunday

kward1@herald-leader.comAugust 19, 2013 

A 21-year-old man from Russell Springs has died of injuries sustained in a wreck on the Hal Rogers Parkway Friday afternoon.

Jacob M. Lucas died at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital at 11:26 p.m. Sunday, according to a news release from the Fayette County coroner's office.

The coroner's office said the state police reported that Lucas was driving a Ford F-150 pickup truck that hit a vehicle that was stopped in traffic in a construction zone at mile marker 16 in Clay County at 4:53 p.m. Friday.

Traffic had stopped at a temporary traffic signal that was set up during work on a bridge.

The coroner's office said Lucas, who was taken by helicopter to Manchester Memorial Hospital and then transferred to UK, died of blunt force injuries.

Wilson Funeral Home in Russell Springs is in charge of arrangements.

Karla Ward: (859) 231-3314. Twitter: @HLpublicsafety

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