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Frenchburg man killed in head-on collision

A Menifee County man died Thursday evening after losing control of his Chevrolet pickup truck, which collided with another vehicle head-on, Kentucky State Police said.

Christopher D. Hunt, 25, of Frenchburg, was driving east on Ky. 36 in Menifee County about 5:30 p.m. when the truck dropped off the side of the road on a curve.

The truck went into the westbound lane and collided with a 2003 Lexus sedan driven by Randy Martin, 45, also of Frenchburg, state police said.

Hunt, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead about 7 p.m.

Martin and a juvenile passenger in his vehicle were taken to Saint Joseph Hospital in Mount Sterling. The passengers in the Lexus were properly restrained, state police said.

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