Elkhorn City, KY. (April 19, 2021) – Kentucky State Police Pikeville Post received a call on April 17, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. reporting a single vehicle collision had occurred on Yellow Hill Spur in the Elkhorn City community of Pike County. A trooper from Post 9 responded and began the investigation.
The initial investigation indicated Jason Spangler, 42 years old of Elkhorn City, was operating a 1999 Ford Ranger on Yellow Hill Spur, when Spangler’s vehicle exited the roadway and continued over an embankment. Jason Spangler was pronounced deceased on scene by the Pike County Coroner’s Office.
Trooper Bailey Combs is investigating the collision and was assisted on scene by Pike County Sheriff’s Office, Marrowbone Volunteer Fire Department, and Lifeguard Ambulance Service.
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