Eric Chrisman

Eric Chrisman

While responding to investigate a complaint of a reckless driver, Kentucky State Trooper Eric Chrisman crossed into the path of oncoming traffic while negotiating a curve.

A tractor-trailer on U.S. 62 near the Tennessee River Bridge in Livingston County struck Chrisman's vehicle on the driver's side. The trooper was pronounced dead at the scene.

It happened on June 23.

Chrisman, 23, lived in Lawrenceburg and had just graduated from the KSP Academy in January.

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