Fatal accident with coal truck on U.S. 23
A man from Louisa as been killed in a crash along U.S. 23 near Louisa Monday morning. The Lawrence County Sheriff says Terry Bentley, 50, of Louisa, was killed. The accident happened at the intersection with Fallsburg Road, several miles north of Louisa, around 9:30. Deputies say Bentley, who was driving a pickup, pulled out onto the highway and into path of a coal truck that was traveling south on U.S. 23. He was pronounced dead about an hour after the crash. The southbound lanes of the highway were closed for more than 90 minutes following the accident.