One dead in early morning Pike County crash Tuesday, name released


UPDATE: January 29, 2020 – The Kentucky State Police has released more information on a fatal crash that happened early yesterday morning in Pike County.

Troopers say Quentin Bentley, 49, of Honaker, Virginia, died as a result of the crash on Kentucky Route 805.

This investigation is ongoing and Kentucky State Police reconstruction units are studying the evidence of the crash. Trooper say drugs or alcohol is not suspected at this time pending toxicology test.

Further details will follow as they become available.

VIRGIE, Ky. (WOWK) – Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal crash on Kentucky Route 805 between Jenkins and Dorton.

Troopers say they received the call just before 4 a.m. of a two-vehicle accident.

Troopers say when they arrived at the scene, they found two vehicles had collided causing the death of one person. One person from the second vehicle was transported to the Pikeville Medical Center for treatment.

The investigation is ongoing and further details will be released as they develop.

This is a developing story, and we will continue to update it on, the WOWK 13 News App, and on 13 News on air.

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