Russell Springs man killed in Monday evening wreck

WJRS NEWS has learned that a two-vehicle crash at East Highway 80 and Foley Road on Monday evening claimed the life of a Russell Springs man, according to Russell County Coroner Mark Coots.

Edward L. Robertson, age 70, was pronounced dead at the Russell County Hospital Emergency Room shortly after 5:30 p.m. Monday, Coots said.

Robertson was involved in the crash, which occurred at 5:10 p.m. Monday.

The road was closed for several hours as the Russell Springs Fire Department cleaned up the scene.

The Kentucky State Police investigated the crash.

WJRS NEWS will have additional details when they are made available by state police.