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KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Pike County

Date of News Release: 12/07/2016

SHELBIANA, KY (December 06, 2016) – Kentucky State Police, Post 09, is investigating a fatal collision that occurred in Pike County during the afternoon hours of Tuesday, December 06, 2016

The preliminary investigation indicates that Janice Holbrooks was traveling on US 460 in the Shelbiana community of Pike County. Holbrooks lost control of her vehicle, crossed into oncoming traffic, and collided with a vehicle operated by Tosh Akers.. Holbrooks, 63 of Shelbiana, was transported from the scene to Pikeville Medical Center. Holbrooks succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at Pikeville Medical Center by Pike County Deputy Coroner Zeb Hampton.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by Post 09 Accident Reconstructionist, Detective Jason Merlo.