Man Killed after SUV Collides with Boulder

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

PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A man died Tuesday in a crash between an SUV and a boulder that fell onto U.S. 460 in the Ferrells Creek area of Pike County, according to information from Kentucky State Police.

Lawrence Fleenor, 55, of Prestonsburg, Ky., was pronounced dead at Pikeville Methodist Center.

The crash was reported about 3:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Fleenor was driving a 2010 Jeep Wrangler west on U.S. 460 when the Jeep collided with the boulder. It had recently fallen onto the roadway in a rock slide.

Kentucky State Police troopers were assisted by the Ferrells Creek Fire Department and Elkhorn City Ambulance crews.

The accident remains under investigation.


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