Man killed in head-on NKY crash

A man is dead from a head-on crash on Tuesday in northern Kentucky, according to the Hamilton...
A man is dead from a head-on crash on Tuesday in northern Kentucky, according to the Hamilton County Coroner’s Office.(FOX19 NOW)
Published: Sep. 28, 2022 at 8:13 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 28, 2022 at 8:20 AM EDT

WILDER, Ky. (WXIX) - One person is dead following a head-on crash Tuesday in Wilder, Kentucky.

Jerry Lee Collins Jr., 35, of Cincinnati, died at University of Cincinnati Hospital from injuries he suffered in the crash, according to Wilder Police Chief Chad Martin.

The wreck happened around 1 p.m. Tuesday on KY Highway 9, the chief said.

Collins Jr.’s 2019 Kia car crossed the center line and into the path of an oncoming 1997 Western Star roll-off truck, Chief Martin explained.

The chief did not say if the truck driver, Alex Richardson, of Morning View, was injured in the crash.

The Campbell County Special Investigation Response Team continues to investigate the crash.

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