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Fatality Collision on US 460 in Ferrells Creek, KY

Date of News Release: 01/14/2014

(Ferrells Creek, Ky.) - On Tuesday January 14, 2014 at 3:46 P.M. Post 9, Pikeville received a 911 call of a single vehicle accident on US 460 in the Ferrells Creek community of Pike County. Information obtained at the scene indicates that 55 year old Lawrence Fleenor of Prestonsburg, Ky. was traveling West on US 460 when the 2010 Jeep Wrangler he was operating struck a large boulder in the roadway. The boulder was in the roadway as a result of a rock slide that occurred just prior to the collision. Mr. Fleenor was transported to Pikeville Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased. The collision remains under investigation by KSP Trooper Austin Brashear. Tpr. Brashear was assisted on scene by Tpr. Derek Sturgill, Ferrells Creek Fire Department and Elkhorn City Ambulance.