Erik L. Putman Killed in Accident at I-69 in Caldwell County, KY

August 9, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Erik L Putman
Type of Accident
Commercial Trucl
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-69, White Plains, Hopkins County, KY, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Caldwell County Police
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet Silverado, Tractor-trailer
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet Silverado collided with the rear of a tractor-triler

What Happened

Kentucky State Police are investigating a crash that killed a driver at I-69 in Caldwell County, KY on August 9th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 3:30 p.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet Silverado headed northbound was involved in a collision with a tractor-trailer on the side of the roadway. It was not made clear how the crash may have occurred. Police say 23-year-old Erik L. Putman, the operator of the Silverado, suffers fatal injuries in the crash. Additional information was not available.

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