Crash Kills Husband and Wife

A crash involving three cars leaves two people dead and a busy road shut down.

68-year-old Donald Morris and his wife, 62-year-old Jean Morris, were both killed in the crash.

It happened Thursday afternoon on Highway 519 in Morgan County, near the Rowan County line.

Investigators say a driver lost control and crossed into the path of an SUV, hitting it before crashing into another car.

The teen driver, 19-year-old Nakita Oakley, was flown to UK with several injuries. The driver of the SUV, Christina Flannery, was taken by ambulance to a local hospital. The passenger, Tiffany Flannery, is said to be o.k.

Highway 519 is back open after bing closed for a couple of hours.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

Read Comments

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
  • by khristina Location: morehead ky on Nov 19, 2008 at 09:42 AM
    we miss our family they were very valuable to us. we just hope you make it out and not like them and have to burry your parents the next day. its hurting everyone of us. this is going to take a while to get over it. i just think you should never drive again
  • by carol noble Location: ezel on Nov 17, 2008 at 10:32 PM
    Well, i buried my mother and step-father today. I don't know how to feel about you right now! I hope you wasn't on alcohol or drugs, and i have heard about your condition and we all feel bad about that. But I can't forgive you right now. Because you took something from me we will never get back. So, all I can say is I hope that every time you drive you will think about what you have done and the people you have hurt. From the family and your's.
  • by carol l noble Location: ezel on Nov 17, 2008 at 10:15 PM
    I dont know you, but i know what you've done to us. you took something from us that we can never get back! we're sorry for the pain that you're going through. Just think about what our family is going through.You took a wonderful mother, grandmother and a wonderful stepfather. From the noble family.
  • by Tara Location: Lexington on Nov 16, 2008 at 07:39 AM
    In response to DC, being from Morgan county I have driven on that road many times. No matter how fast or slow you are driving it is very very dangerous to drive on when it is wet. You should be more considerate before making assumptions. My prayers are with the Oakley and Morris families.
  • by DC Location: hazard on Nov 14, 2008 at 07:53 AM
    We are failing to teach our teen and new drivers the true responsability of driving a vehicle. It's all fun and games. Now look what you've gone and done. You can kill someone just as dead with an SUV as you can a shotgun.
  • by agnes Location: lexxxxxxxington on Nov 14, 2008 at 06:07 AM
    my prayers are with all involved in this tradgey may God support the families of all
  • by Danny Location: Lexington on Nov 13, 2008 at 06:50 PM
    You just never know when your number is going to be called. This is a terrible tragedy and I offer my condolences to all family and friends.
  • by Sheila Location: Morgan County on Nov 13, 2008 at 05:03 PM
    Thank you Jamie from the family.
  • by Jamie Location: Georgetown on Nov 13, 2008 at 02:37 PM
    This is awful and I pray for all involved. I pray the victims knew Christ as their Saviour and I also pray that God will give strength to the families and friends of all involved.

WKYT

2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Register for Email
RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 34421094 - wkyt.com/a?a=34421094
Gray Television, Inc.