2 dead after vehicle, dump truck collide

Published: Jan. 19, 2023 at 3:02 PM EST
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PIKEVILLE, Ky (WSAZ) - Kentucky State Police is investigating a crash that claimed two lives on Jan. 9 just before 4:30 p.m.

The accident happened on State Highway 194 E in the Meta community of Pike County and involved a midsize SUV and dump truck.

According to KSP, the driver of a Rav4 attempted to turn onto State Highway 194 E from US 119. As the vehicle crossed the westbound lane, it entered the path of a Mack dump-truck, troopers say.

The driver of the Rav4, Tabitha Vanhorn, 70, of Phelps, and a passenger in the vehicle, Michael Vanhorn, 43, were transported from the scene to receive medical treatment but were later pronounced dead.

The investigation is ongoing by a KSP Accident Reconstructionist.

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