Double fatal accident in Knott Co.

Two people, including a child, are dead after a traffic accident this morning in Knott County.

The coroner says it happened just before 9:00 at the junction of highway 80 and 1098 in Softshell.

A FedEx truck and a car collided killing two people in the car.

22-year-old Melinda Wagers and four-year-old Curtis Lee Matthew Kline of Breathitt county died.

Three others were taken to the hospital.

Police have not released any other information about the accident.

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