Kentucky State Police Investigating Double Fatal Accident

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

PIKE COUNTY, Ky (WSAZ) -- One driver's attempt to stay on the road ended with him and his passenger dead.

Michael Wellman, 46, and Jennifer Wellman, 37, both died after a two-vehicle crash along U.S. 460 in Justiceville, Saturday.

Kentucky State Police say Michael's vehicle dropped off the side of the road. Troopers say he overcorrected; causing him to go into oncoming traffic and hit another vehicle.

Jennifer was pronounced dead at the scene. Michael was taken to the hospital where he died.

The accident remains under investigation.

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