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San Benito man dies after tractor-trailer crash in Kentucky

A 28-year-old San Benito man died Monday after a tractor-trailer crash in Kentucky. (Footage courtesy of CBS affiliate WKYT)

A 28-year-old San Benito man died Monday after a tractor-trailer crash in Kentucky.

At about 4:30 a.m. Monday, a tractor-trailer struck Ruben Omar Jimenez, 28, of San Benito in Rockcastle County, said Kentucky State Police Officer Steven Douglas.

The tractor-trailer struck Jimenez on I-75 near Mile Marker 70.

It wasn't clear whether Jimenez was struck while walking alongside the highway or while trying to cross the highway.

Officials ordered an autopsy for Jimenez.

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