Paris Police Tuesday identified the man killed in atwo-vehicle accident earlier today on US 82 W as 73-year old James Edward Fletcher.
“Officers found that a 2007 Chevrolet pickup traveling westbound hydroplaned and collided with a 2012 Ford SUV traveling eastbound,” said Lt. Doug Thompson. “The driver of the Chevrolet pickup, James Edward Fletcher, 73 was pronounced dead at the scene from injuries sustained in the collision.”
The driver and passenger of the Ford SUV were transported to Paris Regional Medical Center for treatment of injuries they sustained.
The Paris Police Department Accident Investigation Team is currently investigating the crash.