CASEY COUNTY, Ky. (WDKY) – Two people are dead after a crash in Casey County.
State police say the three-vehicle wreck happened early Friday morning on west KY 70.
According to KSP, 26-year-old Donald Cocanougher, of Harrodsburg, Ky., was driving a pickup eastbound when he went into the westbound lane, side-swiping another pickup, driven by 41-year-old Joseph Cooper, of Hustonville, Ky.
Cocanougher continued into the westbound lane striking a dump truck head-on,
Cocanougher and a rear passenger, 26-year-old Michael Reeves of Burgin, KY were pronounced deceased by the Casey County coroner. A third passenger in that vehicle 36-year-old David Brady, of Harrodsburg, Ky. was airlifted to UK Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.
The driver of the dump truck, 32-year-old Derek Cochran of Stanford, Ky., received minor injuries and was treated at Casey County Hospital.
Cooper was hurt injured.
The crash remains under investigation by state police.