Coroner: 2 killed in single-vehicle crash in Whitley County

Published: Apr. 7, 2018 at 5:07 PM EDT
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Kentucky State Police are investigating a crash that left two people dead in Whitley County.

It happened on KY 1064, about three miles from Woodbine, around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley tells WKYT the driver lost control of their vehicle, it went off the road and struck a tree. The coroner pronounced both people dead at the scene and nobody else was inside the vehicle.

Croley says no autopsies will be performed, but toxicology will be performed on the driver.

The coroner identified the victims as Joshua Powers, 27, and Donny Wayne Hayes, 26, both of Williamsburg.