Stanley Hammonds, 80, killed when train crashes into his dump truck near Rogers Gap Road in Scott County, Kentucky

Modified Date: 
Sat, 07/22/2023 - 1:51pm
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

80-year-old man killed when train hits dump truck in Scott County

An 80-year-old Corinth man was killed Wednesday when a train smashed his dump truck in Scott County.

Corinth man dies after collision with train on Rogers Gap Road

It's not clear whether Hammonds stopped on the tracks or the dump truck stalled. 

1 Killed in Train-Dump Truck Crash in Central Kentucky

The crash happened on private property Wednesday as Hammonds was hauling rock to a nearby farm

Stanley Hammonds, 80, was driving a dump truck full of rock when his vehicle was struck by a train near Rogers Gap Road. Authorities are unsure if Hammonds did not see the train or if the truck stalled on the tracks. The truck was smashed into several pieces, and Hammondds died at the scene. No charges have been filed against the operator of the train.  

People Involved: 
Stanley Hammonds
Rogers Gap Road

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