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One killed in Rockwood wreck

A Kentucky woman was killed in a two-car accident Sunday morning in Rockwood. Authorities say that 56-year-old Dawn Schmidt had been stopped for a traffic light on North Gateway Avenue at the intersection with Strang Street at around 9 am Sunday when a tractor trailer failed to stop and rear-ended her vehicle.

Schmidt died at the scene despite the efforts of first responders. The truck driver, whose name was not immediately released, was not injured. Routine blood tests have been ordered to determine if drugs or alcohol played any role in Sunday’s crash and at this time no charges have been filed.

No one else was injured and not other vehicles were involved.

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Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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  1. This is daughter of dawn schmidt that got killed if anyone has new info on wreck or picture please send them to me have nothing thanks

  2. Anyone no any new info about this article

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