UPDATE: Coroner identifies two people killed in Clark County crash


WINCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Clark County Coroner identifies 29-year-old Bobby Gipson and 32-year-old Kristin Piersall.

Two people were killed Friday night when the car they were in hit a telephone pole broadside on Becknerville Road in Clark County, according to Sheriff Berl Perdue.

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The accident happened just before 8:00 p.m., which temporarily closed a stretch of the road, according to Sheriff Perdue.

Investigators say the driver lost control and hit the pole.  They say speed appeared to be a factor in the crash.