CHAVIES, KY – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is reporting that on Thursday, April 27, 2023, at approximately 8:16 A.M, KSP Post 13, Hazard, received a call in reference to a two-vehicle collision with injuries on KY Route 28 in the Chavies community of Perry County.
KSP Troopers along with rescue personnel responded to the scene. The preliminary investigation indicates that Margaret Thomas, 57, of Altro, was traveling westbound on KY-28 when she crossed over the center divider and struck Gregory Newberry, 32, of Krypton in the eastbound lane.
Thomas was pronounced deceased on scene by the Perry County Coroner’s Office.
Newberry was transported to the hospital to be treated for injuries sustained in the collision.
Toxicology and autopsy reports are currently pending.
This incident remains under investigation and is being reconstructed by Detective Scott Caudill.
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