A Russell County Sheriff's Deputy was killed Monday afternoon after an off-duty crash near Albany, Ky.
Deputy Shawn Matthew Cook, 39, was driving northbound on US 127 in Clinton County when he tried to pass the vehicle in front of him. When he pulled out to pass, he collided with a southbound dump truck head on, according to a release by Kentucky State Police.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The motor fell out of Cook's pickup truck during the crash and was struck by a third car, a Chevrolet pickup driven by Darrell Slaven, 46, according to the release.
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Slaven and the driver of the dump truck, 37-year-old Nathan Kidder, were not injured in the crash, according to the release.
Kentucky State Police are investigating the crash.