A Lexington man was killed Thursday night when his car crashed into the rear of a dump truck in Nicholasville, the Jessamine County coroner said.
Coroner Michael Hughes identified the victim as Anthony Todd Davidson, 48.
Davidson died shortly after 9 p.m. near the intersection of U.S. 27 and Industry Road, Hughes said.
According to preliminary indications, the dump truck, which was towing a forklift on a trailer, was turning from Industry Road onto northbound U.S. 27 when the car struck it from behind.
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The car was wedged under the truck, authorities said.
No one in the truck was injured.
An investigation is continuing.