Two die in three-vehicle crash in Casey County

LIBERTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police troopers continue to investigate a three-vehicle crash on west KY 70 in Casey County that killed two people Friday.

According to KSP, at about 6 p.m. Friday, 26-year-old Donald Cocanougher, 36-year-old David Brady of Harrodsburg, Ky., and 26-year-old Michael Reeves, of Burgin, Ky., were in a 2007 Dodge pickup eastbound on KY 70 when the truck crossed into the westbound lane, side swiping a 2020 Dodge pickup driven by 41-year-old Joseph Cooper, of Hustonville, Ky.

Cocanougher continued into the westbound lane, striking head on a 1994 Ford dump truck driven by 32-year-old Derek Cochran, of Stanford, Ky.

Cocanougher and Reeves were pronounced dead by the Casey County Coroner.

Brady was airlifted to UK hospital where he is listed in critical condition. Cochran received minor injuries and was treated at the Casey County Hospital. Cooper was not injured.

This collision remains under investigation by KSP.

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