Phelps, KY. (12-29-2019)-Just before 3:30 PM, Post 09 Troopers received a 911 call reporting a single vehicle collision on Widows Branch in Phelps.
During the preliminary investigation it was determined Marty Blankenship was traveling West on Widows Branch, when he lost control of his vehicle and struck a rock wall. Mr. Blankenship was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Pike County Coroner’s office.
Also responding to the scene was the Phelps Fire Department, and Lifeguard Ambulance. No drugs or alcohol suspected at this time pending blood toxicology reports.
The investigation is ongoing and being led by Trooper Lewis.
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