Fatal Accident In Pike County

A car accident Friday afternoon in Pike County killed one woman and sent another to the hospital.

State Police say 79 year old Bessie Elkins of Pikeville was driving south on U.S. 23 in the Coal Run area when she collided head on with 52 year old Euvalene Hunt of Prestonsburg.

The Pike County coroner pronounced Elkins dead at the scene.

Hunt was airlifted to Saint Mary's Medical Center in Huntington where she is listed in good condition.


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