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UPDATE: Two Dead in Separate ATV Crashes In Pike County; Names Released

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

UPDATE 10/5/12 1:30 p.m.
PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Two people have been killed in separate ATV accidents in Pike County.

Deputy Coroner Russell Roberts tells WSAZ.com that Clay Maynard, 40, of Kimper, died in an accident near Meta early Thursday night.

The crash happened on Brent Branch Road. Investigators say Maynard lost control, went off the road and overturned in a creek. Roberts says Maynard was thrown from ATV. He was pronounced dead just before 6:30 p.m.

The other fatal crash happened in the Elkhorn City area.

Kentucky State Police say 41-year-old Matthew Wallace, of Elkhorn City, was killed.

Troopers say Wallace was traveling south on KY 195, Marrowbone Creek Road, when he went off the road, and hit a tree.



UPDATE 10/5/12 10/6/12 10:17 a.m.
PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Two people have been killed in separate ATV accidents in Pike County.

Deputy Coroner Russell Roberts tells WSAZ.com that Clay Maynard, 40, of Kemper, died in an accident near Meta early Thursday night. The crash happened in area of Brent Branch Road.

Roberts says Maynard was thrown from his ATV. His body was found in a creek. He was pronounced dead just before 6:30 p.m.

The other accident happened near Lookout. WSAZ.com is working to get details on that accident.

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