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Double Fatality on KY 1056 in Pike County

Date of News Release: 10/26/2006

Pikeville, KY-- On October 25, 2006 at 11:33 PM, Post 9 - Pikeville received a call of a vehicle in the river at McCarr.

Donald Carey was driving a 2002 Chevrolet S-10 truck eastbound on KY 1056 at McCarr when his vehicle apparently ran off the road way striking several trees, over turning, and coming to rest on its top in the river. Donald Carey and his sister Patricia Carey were pronounced dead on the scene by pike county Deputy Coroner Mike Hall. The Carey's have been listed as missing by the Mingo County Sheriffs Office (West Virginia) since October 17, 2006.

The incident is still under investigation by Detective Kevin Newsome. Detective Newsome was assisted by Sgt. T. Kidd, Trooper J. Leonard, Trooper J. Notle and the Blackberry Fire Department.

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