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KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Martin County

Date of News Release: 04/12/2016

(Inez, KY) - Kentucky State Police, Pikeville Post, is investigating a fatal collision that occurred in Martin County during the afternoon hours of Monday, April 11, 2016.

The preliminary investigation indicates that Donald Sesco, 76 years old of Inez, Kentucky, was traveling west on KY Route 40 in the Inez community of Martin County. Sesco's vehicle crossed into the east bound lane, colliding with a vehicle operated by Janie Carter. Sesco was transported from the scene by NetCare EMS to Highlands Regional Medical Center. Sesco suffered fatal injuries in the collision, and was pronounced deceased at HRMC.

Evidence at the scene indicates Sesco was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the collision.

The collision is under investigation by Post 09 Accident Reconstructionist, Detective Jason Merlo.