Man Dies in Monday Morning Crash

A McCracken County man was killed, and two people were seriously hurt in a crash Monday morning on Cairo Road. Deputies say they responded around 10 a.m. to a crash in the 7400 block of Cairo Road The investigation revealed a vehicle driven by 72-year-old John Harris of West Paducah collided head-on with another vehicle, driven by 19-year-old Jerimiah Beck of Mayfield. Harris was pronounced dead later at a local hospital. Beck and his passenger, 18-year-old Emily Thorn of Mayfield, were both transferred to out-of-state hospitals for treatment of serious injuries. Cairo Road was closed for several hours after the crash. Deputies said their investigation is ongoing.

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