Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Pikeville Woman Killed in a Collision on Ky Rt 1469
Date of News Release: 03/26/2013
(Virgie, Ky) -- On Tuesday, March 26, 2013, Post 9 received a call of a two vehicle accident on Ky Rt 1469 in the Virgie community of Pike County. Information obtained at the scene indicates Brianna Maynard of Pikeville, Ky, was traveling north on Ky Rt 1469 when she lost control of her car and entered the southbound lane where she was struck by a vehicle driven by Garria Smith of Virgie, Ky. Ms. Maynard was pronounced dead at the scene by Pike County Coroner Russell Roberts. This accident remains under investigation by Trooper Bryan Layne who was assisted at the scene by Troopers Jamie Rose, Josh Cox, Heath Ayres, Dustin Thompson and Zack Pennington as well as Transtar Ambulance Service and Shelby Valley Fire Department.