Investigators Need Help Identifying Third Crash Victim

By: Andy Cunningham Email
By: Andy Cunningham Email

Authorites say they know who two of the victims are, but need the public's help identifying the third.
The Coroner identified the known victims as, Jamal Washington, 27, and Brock Clark, 31, both of Paris.

The two men, along with a third female passenger, were traveling down Russell Cave Road at Huffamn Mill Pike around 2:00am Friday when their car ran off the road, crashed into a tree, and burst into flames.

"It's probably one of the worst accidents I've seen in a really long time." Sgt. Paul Simms with Lexington Police said.

The car was so severely damaged police were not able to identify the make or model. The Coroner says Washington was driving the car, he was ejected from it, while Clark and the unidentified woman were still inside. The two were burned beyond recognition.

Washington's girlfriend tells 27 NEWSFIRST the car was a black Chevy Malibu they had recently bought together. Police say speed and alcohol likely played a role in the accident.

The Fayette County coroner's office is looking for anyone who may know the third victim. She is describe as a young adult female, about five feet tall with medium length black hair.
She had several fillings in her jaw teeth and a stainless steel crown on a left lower jaw tooth.
If you have any information call the Coroner at 859-455-5700.


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  • by K Location: NC on Mar 31, 2008 at 01:36 PM
    I hope they find out who the girl is, that is really sad., my prayers are with every family and for Jamals(Peanut). I will see you all on friday.
  • by Barbara Location: Perry Co. on Mar 30, 2008 at 08:34 PM
    Well, isn't Paris part of the Lexington area? Every other town and city around it seems to be.
  • by barbara washington Location: cleveland ohio on Mar 30, 2008 at 10:54 AM
    washington is my newhew we fell bad for the other family we pray that they fine out who the girl belong to because im a mother and i would hate for my one and only daughter to be missing so i pray someone come and claim her so and as for the brock god be with them also
  • by jennifer Location: ohio on Mar 30, 2008 at 10:31 AM
    Why not pul phone records of the victims and trace the calls to see if that would lead to the identity of the third victim.
  • by to barbara on Mar 30, 2008 at 07:03 AM
    Some people arent from Lexington. If I had an accident in Lexington, Lexington area dentists would not be able to help because that is not where I had any dental work.
  • by Barbara Location: Perry Co. on Mar 29, 2008 at 09:26 AM
    Looks like all they have to do is call Lexington area dentists to find out her identity. They would probably know who had all that dental work done from patient records. (This is not sarcasm)
  • by Chad Location: Lexington on Mar 28, 2008 at 10:04 PM
    This is awful. I hate to hear about tragedies like this and I only hope others will learn from these types of accidents. Don't drink and drive and don't speed!!!! Go slower and sober and you'll get there safe. My prayers are with the families and friends of the victims.
  • by anonymous Location: paris on Mar 28, 2008 at 09:22 PM
    I knew Brock from a few years back he was a really good guy, my thoughts and prayers are with his family.

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