UPDATE: Names Released in Deadly U.S. 23 Crash; Three Dead

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 3/17/14 @ 10:20 a.m.
GREENUP Ky. (WSAZ) -- Investigators have released the names of the three people killed in a head-on crash on U.S. 23 in Greenup County Sunday.

It happened in the 2000 block of U.S. Route 23, which is inside the Greenup city limits, about 4 p.m.

Greenup County Sheriff Keith Cooper says Tracie Howard, 43, of Portsmouth, Ohio, Ruby Brown 22, of South Shore, Ky. and Jamond Buford, 30, of Ashland, Ky. were killed.

Joshua Bowling, 33 of Flatwoods, Ky. was hurt and taken to KDMC where he is listed in very serious condition.

Investigators say Brown and Howard were in one vehicle, and Buford and Bowling were in the other car.

Brown and Bowling were the drivers of the cars.

Right now, investigators say they don't know which driver crossed the center line. They plan to reconstruct the accident to get those details.

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UPDATE: 3/16/14 @ 9:00 p.m.
GREENUP COUNTY, Ky (WSAZ) -- Three people are dead, and after hours of clean-up -- a busy road is finally back open.

Greenup County Sheriff Keith Cooper says it's all because of a head-on crash.

It happened in the Greenup/Wurtland area of U.S. Route 23 sometime around 5:00 p.m. Sunday.

Emergency workers tell WSAZ.com that two females and a male have died.

Their names are not being released at this time; nor is any further information about what may have caused the accident.

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ORIGINAL STORY 3/16/14
GREENUP COUNTY, Ky (WSAZ) -- Greenup County Sheriff Keith Cooper tells WSAZ.com that three people have died after an accident along U.S. Route 23.

The accident happened in the Greenup/Wurtland area Sunday evening.

Emergency workers on the scene confirm that two females and one male have died.

All four lanes of Route 23 are closed. A detour is available on 410.

No further details are being released at this time.

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