Fatal Traffic Crash in Laurel County

Laurel County, Ky. - Sheriff John Root is reporting that Deputy Brandon Broughton along with Sgt. Robbie Grimes are investigating a two vehicle fatal traffic crash which occurred at the intersection of KY 30 and KY 3094, approximately three miles north of London on Wednesday night August 19, 2015 at approximately 9:53 PM.

The investigating deputies report that apparently a vehicle traveling eastbound on KY 3094 pulled into the path of a vehicle that was traveling southbound on KY 30 colliding with that vehicle. Both vehicles came to rest off the roadway.

The driver of the vehicle that was traveling on KY 3094 was trapped in the vehicle and had to be extricated and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle traveling southbound on KY 30 and an adult female passenger were both injured and taken to St. Joseph Hospital London for treatment. In addition a male juvenile child in the vehicle was also taken to the hospital for observation.

Agencies assisting at the scene included East Bernstadt Volunteer fFre Department, London Laurel Rescue Squad, Ambulance Inc. of Laurel County, and the Laurel County Coroner's office.

Additional information, will be released on Thursday morning pending notification of next of kin.

Investigation into the cause of the crash will continue by Deputy Brandon Broughton and Lieut. Chuck Johnson – accident reconstructionist for the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.


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