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Augusta man dies in Nicholas County collision

A Bracken County man died Wednesday in two-vehicle crash in Nicholas County, Kentucky State Police said.

Brian McCann, 45, of Augusta was pronounced dead at the scene by Nicholas County Coroner Todd Allison, state police said in a release.

McCann was the passenger in a Dodge pickup truck driven by Glenn Rouster, 46, of Augusta.

Rouster was driving south on U.S. 68 when the collision occurred with a northbound GMC pickup truck driven by Brian Phillips, 45, of Pennsylvania.

The crash was reported to state police at 5:15 a.m. Wednesday. The cause is under investigation but state police said fog was believed to be a factor.

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