Investigation underway after one woman killed in crash on KY 15


WATTS, Ky. (WTVQ)- State Police say they are investigating after a Breathitt County woman was killed in a crash Friday evening.

Troopers say that around 6 p.m. Friday evening, 32-year-old Wilburn Neace was driving northbound on KY 15 when the vehicle crossed the center line and hit 65-year-old Eugene Turner, who was driving southbound.

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KSP says Eugene Turner’s passenger, 63-year-old Vonda Turner, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Breathitt County coroner. Eugene Turner was taken to the hospital and Wilburn Neace was treated for minor injuries.

An autopsy will be performed at the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort.  Toxicology results from samples provided by both drivers are pending.

The crash remains under investigation.