BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - A second person has died as a result of injuries from Saturday morning's accident in Breckinridge County.
Tracy Glisson, 27, of Cloverport, died at University Hospital at 4:08 a.m. Sunday, where she was airlifted after the accident. The driver of the vehicle, her brother Justin J. Glisson of Irvington, was pronounced dead at the scene Saturday. The collision happened on US 60, about six miles west of Hardinsburg.
Kentucky State Police say that Justin Glisson's 1977 Chevrolet Nova, crossed the center line and struck an eastbound tanker carrying about 9,000 gallons of gasoline. The truck slipped off the right shoulder, overturned and spilled about 4,000 gallons of gas.
The driver of the tanker, Timothy M. Castlen, 49, of Maceo, KY, was also airlifted to University Hospital with serious, non life-threatening injuries.
The fuel spill caused major traffic problems on HWY 60. Traffic was detoured onto KY 144 and KY 992. The roadway opened about 2:15 a.m. Sunday.
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