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Two Pedestrians Killed on KY 1010 in Morgan County

Date of News Release: 11/03/2013

(Ezel, KY) - On Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 at 7:04 p.m. Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead responded to a fatal traffic accident on KY1010 near the Ezel community. Elizabeth Thornsberry, age 41, of Ezel and Tony Ross, age 48, of Clearfield were at Jaspers Bar in Maytown, KY. Mr. Ross left Jaspers Bar on foot and was followed by Mrs. Thornsberry in her 2001 Pontiac Bonneville traveling East toward Ezel. It is believed that Mrs. Thornsberry stopped and exited the vehicle to speak with Mr. Ross. Both Mr. Ross and Mrs. Thornsberry were standing in the westbound lane when a vehicle traveling West struck and killed Mr. Ross and Mrs. Thornsberry. The vehicle is believed to be a full size Blue GMC pickup with damage to the front grill and bumper. At this time the vehicle and driver have not been located. Kentucky State Police in Morehead is requesting that anyone with information on this investigation call (606) 784-4127. The incident remains under investigation by Detective Donnie McGraw.

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