A truck driver sustained life-threatening injuries after being shot during a road rage incident.
At approximately 8:00 p.m. on Thursday night, Luster Rose, 54, was driving on KY-914 in Somerset, Kentucky, when a purple Nissan pickup pulled out in front of Rose’s truck.
According to Lex18, Rose tailgated the pickup before passing it. A short time later, the both vehicles stopped at a red light. Investigators say that’s when Troy McAninch got out of the pickup and approached Rose’s truck. McAninch began yelling at Rose.
Rose exited his truck, armed with a wooden club.
An altercation ensued. Authorities said that’s when McAninch pulled out a gun and fired four shots at Rose.
Rose sustained life-treatening injuries. He was airlifted to a local hospital.
McAninch was arrested and has been charged with assault.
Authorities would like to speak with anyone who might have witnessed the incident. Witnesses are asked to call 606-678-5145.