KSP Trooper killed in car crash - WDRB 41 Louisville News

KSP Trooper killed in car crash

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LOUISVILLE, Ky (WDRB) -- A Kentucky State Trooper is killed in a car crash in western part of the state.

Officials say Trooper Eric Chrisman was responding to a report of a reckless driver Tuesday afternoon on Highway 62 in Livingston County. Investigators say the 23-year-old lost control of his cruiser going around curve and was hit by a tractor-trailer. The driver of the semi was taken to the hospital and later released. Trooper Chrisman was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash remains under investigation by the Kentucky State Police.

Trooper Chrisman was originally from Lawrenceburg and was living in Eddyville. He was assigned to Lyon County.  He graduated from the KSP Academy, Class 92, in January of 2015.

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