News Releases

One Killed on US 119 in South Williamson, KY

Date of News Release: 01/02/2014

(South Williamson, Ky.) - On Thursday January 2, 2014 at 7:14 AM Post 9, Pikeville received a call of an accident on US 119 in the South Williamson community of Pike County. Information obtained at the scene indicates that 50 year old Lillian Raines of Chapmanville, WV. was traveling South on US 119 when her vehicle struck a bridge. Rains lost control of her vehicle striking the bridge a second time and crossed into the Northbound lanes of US 119 striking a vehicle operated by Gregory Smith. Raines was pronounced deceased at the scene. Smith was transported to South Williamson ARH and the to Cabell Huntington Hospital for his injuries. This accident remains under investigation by KSP Trooper Hoyt Smith.