Victim Identified In Deadly Whitley County Car Crash

please do not use (WTVQ-TV, LLC)
please do not use (WTVQ-TV, LLC)
Reported by: Tom Kenny
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Updated: 10/14/2013 7:42 pm
State Police said shortly after midnight on Sunday, Bernie Kilgore, 48, of Corbin, was driving a 1994 Toyota Corolla westbound on Bee Creek Road in Whitley County.

Investigators said Kilgore failed to negotiate a curve and crossed the centerline, hitting a utility pole and then a tree head-on.

Kilgore was pronounced dead at the scene.

State Police said Kilgore's passenger, Charles D. Clark, 21, of Corbin, was airlifted to UK Hospital in Lexington.

Investigators said Kilgore and Clark were not wearing seat belts.

State Police said alcohol was suspected to be a factor in the deadly accident, which remained under investigation.
Most Popular
Postal Facility In Lexington Scheduled To Be Closed In 2015
The U.S. Postal Service's processing and distribution center on Nandino Boulevard in Lexington is scheduled to be closed next year to save money, according to the USPS Website. Video Video
2014 36 Blitz: Corbin Redhounds
Perennial power under new leadership with unlikely connection to the program. Video Video
Winchester Parents: We Need More Diversity In The Schools
Some Winchester parents hope their voices will be heard at the Clark County School board meeting, August 19th. They said there's not enough diversity among the staff. Video Video
Police: Woman tried to strangle child with rope
Louisville police say a woman contemplated killing an 8-year-old boy then tried to strangle him with a rope.
Interstate closes after bee-carrying truck crashes
Police say a semi flat-bed truck hauling beehives has crashed, causing eastbound Interstate 24 to close near the Kentucky-Tennessee state line at Clarksville, Tennessee.
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital. 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.