Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Two Killed in a Collision on US 460 in Pike County
Date of News Release: 01/10/2012
(Millard, Pike Co.) -- On Monday January 9, 2012 Post 9 Pikeville received a 911 call of a two vehicle accident on US 460 in the Millard community of Pike County. KSP units arrived on scene of a collision involving a commercial vehicle and a passenger vehicle. Preliminary investigation indicates a blue 2008 Peterbuilt tractor trailer Operated by 37 year old Jason Doss of Indiana was traveling westbound on US 460 when the vehicle entered a curve. The trailer crossed the centerline traveling into the eastbound lane. The trailer of the 2008 Peterbuilt then struck a white 1999 Pontiac Montana mini van operated by 57 year old Douglas Wayne Dotson of Grundy, Va., which was traveling east on US 460. Douglas Dotson and his passenger 55 year old Dianne Dotson of Grundy, Va. were pronounced dead at the scene by the Pike County Coroner Russell Roberts. This incident remains under investigation by KSP Trooper First Class Eddie Crum. Trooper Crum was assisted on scene by KSP units, CVE units, Millard Fire Department, Questcare Ambulance and Pike County Coroners Office.