Commonwealth Journal

News Live

June 18, 2014

A Little Light Work

Somerset — Traffic was snarled at the intersection of East Ky. 80 and Ky. 914 after an eastbound oversized tractor-trailer at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday snagged the supporting wires of the stoplights, bringing down a pole and a light in the process. According to Somerset Police Department, the safety vehicle in front of the semi struck the wires as well, but the truck driver, Francis A. Peacock, of Pa., could not be warned in time. SPD reported that a pole or line struck a construction worker nearby. The extent of the worker’s injuries and his name was not released. Workers with the Kentucky Department of Transportation were called in to replace the stoplight. 

1
Text Only
News Live
News Live
AP Video
US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks