According to the Kentucky State Police, one person was killed Monday afternoon following a two vehicle crash involving a commercial vehicle and a passenger vehicle. Investigators say the crash happened around 1:20 PM on U.S. 460 in the Draffin community in Pike Co. near Elkhorn City on the Regina Belcher Highway. Upon Troopers arrival it was determined Dakota Compton, 17 of Regina was traveling West on US 460 when he apparently lost control of the vehicle he was operating. The vehicle then crossed the center of the highway and was rear ended by a commercial vehicle which was traveling east. Dakota Compton was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Pike Co Coroner’s Office. Both lanes of US 460 were blocked. The collision is being investigated, and reconstructed By Sergeant Dixon of the Kentucky State Police.
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