Crash left one dead in Letcher County

A crash in Letcher County has left one dead and another injured.

It happened Saturday along Highway 7.

Police say 29-year-old Timothy Sexton was traveling southbound when his vehicle veered off then overturning into a ditch.

Sexton's passenger, 28-year-old Shannoka Adams, was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle.

Adams was transported to the Whitesburg ARH Hospital where she was pronounced dead by the Letcher County coroner.

Sexton was also transported to Whitesburg ARH and later flown to a Tennessee trauma center for minor injuries.


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