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One Killed in a Collision on US 460 in Shelbiana, KY

Date of News Release: 04/04/2014

(Shelbiana, Ky.) - On Thursday April 3, 2014 Post 9 Pikeville received a call of a two vehicle accident with injuries on U.S. 460 in the Shelbiana community of Pike County. Kentucky State Police Accident Reconstructionist Tpr. Bryan Layne responded to the scene. Information obtained at the scene indicates that Katherine J. Kilgore of Ashcamp, Kentucky was traveling West on U.S. 460 when she came up on a stopped vehicle in the Westbound lane. Kilgore attempted to avoid the stopped vehicle, crossed the centerline into the Eastbound lane of U.S. 460, striking a Eastbound vehicle operated by Dedra Fouts of Virgie, Kentucky. Dedra Fouts and one of the passengers in her vehicle were transported to Pikeville Medical Center for their injuries. A third person in Fouts vehicle (Kyla Fouts) was air lifted to Johnson City Medical Center for her injuries. Kilgore was also transported to Pikeville Medical center for her injuries.

On Friday April 4, 2014 Kyla Fouts was pronounced deceased at Johnson City Medical Center as a result of injuries sustained in the collision. This accident remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police Accident Reconstructionist Tpr. Bryan Layne.