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Driver of pickup truck identified after tumbling to his death into Green River

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MUNFORDVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man was killed Saturday when he lost control of his pickup truck and tumbled into the Green River.

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Patrick Gardner, 41, of Munfordville, was driving on southbound U.S. 31-E when he lost control of his truck and smashed into a guardrail just before the Green River (Rio) Bridge in Hart County, according to a release from Kentucky State Police.

It happened just before noon Saturday.

Gardner's truck rolled over the guardrail and continued down a steep embankment into the river, the release said.

The Hart County coroner pronounced him dead at the scene.

No other information was immediately available.

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