One dead, one in hospital after Laurel Co. accident

One person is dead and another is in the hospital after an accident on Ky 192 in Laurel County Monday.

Crews say the accident happened around 11:00 Monday morning.

They say 63-year-old Dwight Allen of London was traveling westbound in a Pontiac Grand Am when he lost control, slid into oncoming traffic and hit another vehicle.

Officials say rain-slick roads are partially to blame for the accident.

32-year-old Travis McDaniel of Corbin was heading eastbound in a Chevy Trailblazer when he was hit by Allen's vehicle.

The Laurel County Coroner pronounced Allen dead on the scene.

McDaniel was transported to St. Joseph Hospital London with possible injuries.

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