Salyersville woman killed in crash

SALYERSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – State Police say a woman who was a passenger in a pickup truck was killed in a crash Sunday afternoon in Magoffin County.

Investigators say Ellis Roark was driving a 2003 Ford Ranger pickup on KY 114 in Salyersville when he lost control of the truck and it struck a rock embankment.

A passenger, 53-year old Leah Roark Groce, of Salyersville, was killed, according to KSP.

Investigators say evidence at the crash site indicated Groce was not wearing a seat belt.

The accident is still under investigation.

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