Kentucky man killed instantly when he drove his car into the back of a semi-truck

Published 10:36 am Friday, November 19, 2021

A 23-year-old Kentucky man was killed earlier this week in a two-vehicle collision on a U.S. highway.

Kentucky State Police from the Pikeville post received a call from Magoffin County Sheriff’s Office regarding a two-vehicle fatal collision in Magoffin County at approximately 3:46 p.m. on November 17, 2021.

The collision occurred on US 460 in the Salyersville community of Magoffin County.

Upon arrival and through investigation, troopers discovered Tyler McCallister of Paintsville, Kentukcy, was operating a 2007 Black Lexus east bound on US 460 when his vehicle collided with the rear of a 2020 Peterbilt commercial vehicle being operated by 51 year old Cam Price of Salyersville.

McCallister was pronounced deceased on scene by the Magoffin County Coroner’s Office. The investigation is ongoing by KSP Accident Reconstructionist Technician, Trooper Dustin Thompson.

Trooper Thompson was assisted on scene by Kentucky State Police Post 9 personnel, Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officers, Magoffin County Sheriff’s Office, Magoffin County Rescue Squad, and Lifeguard Ambulance Service.