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Southeastern Kentucky Crash Kills 2 Drivers

LONDON, Ky. (AP) - Police have now identified the second person killed in a crash involving a state vehicle. The highway crash in southeastern Kentucky has claimed two lives.

Kentucky State Police say the wreck happened late Tuesday
afternoon on Kentucky 80 seven miles west of London in Laurel
County.

One of the victims has been identified as 44-year-old Charles
David Dodd of Corbin. The other victim identified Wednesday by officials is Anthony Keith Blair, 46, of Somerset, KY.

Police say Dodd was traveling east when his sport-utility
vehicle crossed the center line and hit a truck. Both drivers were
pronounced dead at the scene.

In a news release issued Wednesday morning, KSP issued the following information update:

The second vehicle a 2007, White, Ford, Truck, operated by Anthony Keith Blair, 46, of Somerset, KY was westbound when struck by the Toyota. Blair was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Both drivers, who were extricated from their vehicles, were pronounced dead at the scene. Due to the proximity of the crash scene to the Laurel/Pulaski county line both county coroners were present and made the pronouncements.

No drug or alcohol usage is suspected.


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