Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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A Pedestrian Killed on US 460 in Pike County
Date of News Release: 06/21/2012
(Millard, Ky) -– On Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 5:46pm Post 9 received a call of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle along US 460 in the Millard community of Pike County. Preliminary investigation indicates Jason O'Quinn was traveling eastbound on US 460 in a 2005 Chevrolet truck when he lost control and struck a pedestrian, John K. Long of Millard, Ky. Mr. Long was transported to Pikeville Medical Center where he was pronounced dead by Pike County Deputy Coroner Zeb Hampton. Alcohol is not a suspected factor in the accident which is still under investigation by Trooper Johnny Slone. Trooper Slone was assisted at the scene by Trooper Bo Cure, Trooper Kevin Thacker, Millard Fire Department and Elkhorn City Ambulance.