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Pikeville, KY woman killed in head-on crash near Salyersville

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According to Kentucky State Police, a Pikeville woman is dead after a head-on collision along Mountain Parkway. The crash happened Monday, July 14 around 11:00 a.m. near the Salyersville area of Magoffin County.

Marion Phillips, of West Liberty, Kentucky was driving a  2010 Chrysler Sebring westbound on Mountain Parkway. His passenger Christy Mullins of Pikeville, Kentucky was riding in the vehicle with him. 

Dewey Lowe, of Pikeville, Kentucky was operating a 2001 Peterbuilt tractor heading eastbound on Mountain Parkway.

Phillips lost control of his vehicle after he took a steep right curve and veered into the eastbound lane. He struck Lowe's tractor head-on.  

Phillips was transported to an area hospital to be treated for his injuries. Mullins was pronounced dead on the scene. 

Dewey Lowe refused treatment. 

The exact cause of the accident remains under investigation.