FLEMINGSBURG, KY. (Lexington Herald-Leader) — A couple was killed in a traffic accident after leaving their son’s high school graduation ceremony.
Kentucky State Police say the family’s car collided with a pickup truck Saturday in Flemingsburg.
The car’s driver, 53-year-old Nancy Barnett of Ewing, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her husband, 56-year-old Lyndon Barnett, later died at the University of Kentucky Hospital.
The Lexington Herald-Leader reported that the crash occurred shortly after 18-year-old Dalton Barnett attended his graduation ceremony at Fleming County High School.
Dalton Barnett and his 26-year-old brother were passengers in the car. They were taken to the University of Kentucky Hospital for treatment of their injuries.