The following is a release from Kentucky State Police, Post 9:
Kentucky State Police Pikeville Post 09, are investigating a single vehicle fatal collision that occurred just after 6 PM Thursday on KY 319.
Troopers responded to the scene and it was determined a vehicle traveling Southbound lost control and struck an embankment then overturned into a ditch. The operator was transported by EMS to the Williamson ARH Hospital for injuries sustained in the accident. The passenger in the vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Pike County Coroner’s office, due to injuries from the accident.
The name of the deceased person has not been released at this time pending notification to next of kin.
This collision is under the investigation of Trooper Maynard.