Calloway County crash fatal for one


Web Editor - Jay Marchmon

CALLOWAY COUNTY - A late night crash proved fatal for a Murray man.

Police say Joshua K. Cosby, 22 of Crayne, KY, was traveling east bound on Highway 80, as Paul W. Stewart, 42 of Murray, KY, was traveling south bound on Brinn Road.  Mr. Stewart attempted to cross Highway 80 and did not yield to on coming traffic. Mr. Cosby couldn't react in time, colliding with Stewart.

Mr. Stewart was airlifted to Murray Calloway County Hospital, where he later died. Despite his truck overturning, Mr. Cosby was unharmed.

Kentucky State Police closed part of Highway 80 after the crash. That roadway is back open this morning.