One dead in Powell County accident

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POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT/WYMT) - One person is dead and another is in the hospital following a two vehicle collision in Powell County on Thursday.

The accident happened around 4pm Thursday on Campton Road. According to police reports A vehicle operated by Cody Campbell was traveling southbound when he lost control on an iced roadway, dropped off the shoulder. The report states that Campbell over corrected, crossing over in front of a second vehicle in the northbound lane before striking a fence and coming to a rest over an embankment.

A passenger in the vehicle, Amy Campbell, was transported to Marcum and Wallace Hospital in Irvine where she was pronounced deceased.

Cody Campbell was transported to Marcum and Wallace Hospital and then taken UK Hospital in Lexington. His condition is currently unknown.

Weather and ice on the roadway may have played a part in the accident.

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