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KSP-Vehicle Enforcement Investigates Fatal Crash

Date of News Release: 11/7/2016

Pineville, Ky. (November 7, 2016) On Monday November 7th 2016 at 1:23 P.M. Officer Chad Alexander with KSP-Vehicle Enforcement responded to fatal crash located on US25E near the 15 mile marker in Pineville, Kentucky.

Upon arrival and through investigation officers found a 2000 Nissan Maxima white in color had traveled off the roadway and struck the rear of a 2006 Peterbilt Tractor Trailer that was disabled and being repaired off the roadway on the shoulder of the road.

The driver and two passengers (3 total) in the 2000 Nissan have died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. The slow lane of travel on US25E remains closed at this time. Further information will be made available upon positive identification of the three victims and notification of next of kin.

Assisting on Scene: CVE Sgt. Derek Cundiff, CVE Officer Tyler Teaney, Kentucky State Police, Bell Co Sheriff’s Department, Bell Co. EMS and Bell Co. Coroner’s Office.