UPDATE: 2nd person dead in Pike Co. crash

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 UPDATE: (12/06/18)

VIRGIE, Ky. (WTVQ)- State Police have confirmed a second person has died in a crash that happened on US 23 Wednesday in Pike County.

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The coroner pronounced 54-year-old Ronald Dunn dead at the scene. 27-year-old Joseph Valentino was taken to Pikeville Medical Center where he later died.

KSP says the cause of the collision is still unknown.

We will bring you more details as we receive them.



VIRGIE, Ky. (WTVQ)-  State Police say they are investigating a two-vehicle crash that left one dead, and one person airlifted to a nearby hospital.

KSP says the crash happened just after 2 p.m. on US 23 at the mouth of Brushy Fork and Beefhide.

Troopers say the crash appears to be a head-on collision at this time.

A Kentucky State Police accident reconstruction unit is in route to investigate the accident.

The cause of the collision has not been determined at this time

Further details will be released as they become available.