Shelbyville man killed in crash involving trash truck

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A Shelbyville man was killed Friday afternoon in a crash in Shelby County.

The accident happened at approximately 2:15 on State Road 9, just south of Mill Road.  According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department, a Dodge Neon was headed southbound, when it crossed into the path of a trash truck belonging to the City of Shelbyville.  The driver of the trash truck was unable to avoid the car, and the vehicles struck head on.

The driver of the Dodge, a 34-year-old male, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver of the truck, a 60-year-old man from Shelbyville, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.  Police are not releasing the identity of the victim at this time.

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