Somerset, Waynesburg women killed in crash

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UPDATE POSTED 10 A.M. THURSDAY, AUG. 20, 2020

LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. — Two women were killed when their cars collided head on Wednesday night in Lincoln County.

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According to Lincoln County Coroner Farris Marcum, 40-year-old Tanessa Cole, of Waynesburg, and 23-year-old Callie Young, of Somerset died in the accident which happened before 7 p.m.

Marcum says Cole was northbound in an SUV headed to Stanford and Young was southbound in a passenger car heading to Somerset when their vehicles collided on US-27 near Kentucky 1781.

The coroner says blunt force trauma is the cause of death for both women.

The cause of the wreck is still under investigation.

ORIGINAL STORY POSTED 6 A.M. THURSDAY, AUG. 20

STANFORD, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly crash Wednesday night.

Deputies say it happened on US 27 near Kentucky 1781.

They say two cars were involved. Both drivers were killed.