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KSP Investigates Fatal Accident in Pike County

Date of News Release: 02/02/2015

(Freeburn, KY) -- The Kentucky State Police, Pikeville Post, is investigating a fatal collision in Pike County that occurred in the evening hours of February 01, 2015.

The initial investigation indicates that Don Junior Estep, 38 years old of Pikeville, Kentucky, was driving East on KY Route 194 East in the Freeburn community, when his Chevrolet Cavalier left the roadway while rounding a curve. Estep's vehicle then struck a tree before overturning. Estep was pronounced deceased at the scene by Pike County Deputy Coroner Ernie Casebolt.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by Trooper Mason Flynn. Trooper Flynn was assisted at the scene by Transtar Ambulance Service and Phelps Fire Department.