Elkhorn City KY (March 26, 2020) Kentucky State Police Pikeville Post 9 are investigating a fatal vehicle crash which occurred just before 2:30 AM on Bowling Fork Road in the Elkhorn community of Pike County.
Upon Troopers Arrival they discovered a 1995 Chevrolet pick up truck had left the roadway and flipped onto its top in the creek. The only occupant in the vehicle Ricky D. Akers, 59 years of age from Elkhorn Creek Road in Shelby Gap was pounced deceased at the scene by the Pike County Coroners office.
The cause of the crash is under investigation, drug or alcohol factors are not known at this time pending blood toxicology test.
Trooper Branham of the Kentucky State Police is lead investigator of this crash.
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