Marrowbone, KY. (June 18, 2021) – Kentucky State Police Pikeville Post received a 911 call of a two vehicle fatal collision on US 460 in Pike County at approximately 5:21 A.M.
Upon arrival and through investigation, troopers found that 67 year old Larry Adkins of Shelbiana was operating a 2007 Dodge van in the East bound lane of US 460 when his vehicle collided with the rear of a 2011 Ford Expedition operated by 56 year old Brett Gayheart of McDowell. Adkins’ vehicle continued East bound until it struck an utility pole. Adkins was pronounced deceased on scene by the Pike County Coroner’s Office. The investigation is ongoing by KSP Accident Reconstructionist, Trooper John Dixon.
Trooper Dixon was assisted on scene by Kentucky State Police Post 9 personnel, KSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, Marrowbone Volunteer Fire Department, and Lifeguard Ambulance Service.
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