Two Dead After Bath County Car Crash

(WTVQ-TV, LLC)
(WTVQ-TV, LLC)
Contributor: Ellen Bryan
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 11/09/2013 9:51 pm

State Police said two people died in a car crash in Bath County on I-64 at exit 119.

Troopers said it happened around 2:20 a.m.

According to police, Morgan Hopkins, 23, was driving a Toyota Solara in the eastbound lane.

They said she dropped off the right shoulder and then overcorrected; her car hit the median and flipped into the westbound lane.

Police said that’s when James Weaver, 77, was driving by in his Chevy pickup in the westbound lane and was hit by the flipping vehicle.

They said Hopkins was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from her car.

The coroner said both drivers were dead at the scene.

Police said there were not any passengers in either vehicle. They do not suspect either driver to have been under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

The accident is still under investigation.

Share
Most Popular
Update: Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash In Clark Co.
A Powell county man was killed on Tuesday night in a motorcycle crash on the Mt. Parkway in Clark county. Video Video
Kentucky business unspooled as feds closed in
Louis Joseph Brothers used sales of military-grade electronics to Hong Kong to boost the revenue for his business, then resigned from the company he founded when federal investigators started questioning the sales and the company fell apart.
Ky. man sentenced to life without parole
A southern Kentucky man who pleaded guilty to murder, fetal homicide and other charges involving the stabbing death of a pregnant woman has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Jerry And Jack Cassidy Accused Of Indecent And Immoral Acts
New charges were filed against twin brothers in jail in Lexington for child pornography. On Tuesday, the two each had additional charges of indecent and immoral practices. Video Video
Insurance Companies Blacklisted Dog Breeds
You may love your dog, but some insurance companies don't, according to a list of "Blacklisted Breeds" in the industry.
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
   

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.