Names released in deadly Harlan County crash

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Published: Dec. 11, 2020 at 9:54 PM EST
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HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Kentucky State Police responded to a single-car crash on KY 522 Friday evening.

The crash happened in the Putney community of Harlan County when a white 2009 Smart car exited off the right side of the roadway and hit a large rock before flipping over and hitting a tree.

State Police say 39-year-old Lee Hatfield and 46-year-old April Johnson were both pronounced dead at the scene.

KY 522 was shut down due to reconstruction but has since reopened. The accident is still being investigated by Post 10.

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