Benham, KY. (September 18,2020) On Friday, September 18, 2020 at 10:31 p.m. Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan received a call of a single vehicle collision at the intersection of Ky 160 and Hemlock Street in the Benham community of Harlan county. A 2012 Kia Forte was traveling west on Ky 160 and crossed the centerline before exiting off the east bound shoulder. The Kia drove through a yard and struck an abandoned residence at Hemlock Street. The driver Lakweasha Estes, (23) and rear passenger Ricky Osborne (28) were pronouced deceased at 12:30 a.m. by Coroner Philip Bianchi. The front passenger Tommy Miles (33) was air lifted from the scene to Johnson City Medical Center.
Troopers Tate knight and Logan Miracle initially responded to the scene. Detective Andy Soltess, responded to reconstruct the collision.
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