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Harrison County Sheriff’s Department responded to a crash on Interstate 64 on Friday morning in the westbound lane at mile marker 101. 

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A silver Mitsubishi passenger car was traveling east on I-64 when it side swiped a tractor trailer also traveling east bound. 

Evidence at the scene indicated this caused the passenger car to swerve and over-correct, causing the vehicle to cross the interstate median into the west bound lane of travel. 

The passenger car then struck a Ford pickup truck head on. 

The driver of the Mitsubishi was pronounced dead on the scene and the two occupants of the Ford truckk were transported to U of L Hospital for medical treatment. 

The accident remains ongoing as police are awaiting toxicology results.