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Jellico man killed in Sunday night I-75 crash

A single vehicle accident late Sunday evening on I-75 near the Kentucky-Tennessee state line claimed the life of a Jellico man. The Whitley County Coroner’s Office pronounced Robert Q. Hamblin, 32, dead at the scene, according to a Kentucky State Police release. KSP responded to...
Posted On 09 Aug 2021

Williamsburg man killed in head-on collision Sunday

A Williamsburg man died Sunday morning from injuries he sustained in a head-on crash in Laurel County. According to the Laurel County Sheriff’s department, the deceased has been identified as 49-year-old Eric Hone, who was the driver of one of the two vehicles involved. Deputy...

Speed, alcohol blamed as factors in fatal Rockholds crash

A Rockholds man was less than one mile from his home when he was killed in a fatal crash early Wednesday evening. “Speed and alcohol were definitely a factor,” said Whitley County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jonas Saunders, who was the investigating officer. Read this story and more for just...
Posted On 27 May 2021

Corbin man charged with DUI after crash; seven-year-old dies days later

A Whitley County child was pronounced dead Monday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center as a result of injuries he sustained in a single-vehicle crash Saturday, and a Corbin man is facing charges in connection with the crash. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...

Gray woman killed after being hit by truck Saturday near London

A Gray woman was killed early Saturday morning after being hit by a pickup truck just south of London. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, identified the victim as Laurel Frederick, 56. Deputies were called to the scene at the...

Two-vehicle crash kills two Wednesday afternoon

A two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon in southern Laurel County claimed the lives of two people. The Laurel County Sheriff’s Department reports that the crash happened about 2:02 p.m. on US25E (West Cumberland Gap Parkway) when one vehicle pulled out of a business parking...
Posted On 29 Apr 2020

Fatal wreck kills one; manslaughter charge filed

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies say a Williamsburg woman was driving under the influence of marijuana when she hit and killed a pedestrian on U.S. 25W south of Williamsburg. Jessica McKiddy is charged with second-degree manslaughter and DUI. Jessica L. McKiddy, 28, is facing...

Saturday morning crash near Tye’s Ferry kills Rockholds man

A Rockholds man died Saturday morning in an automobile accident about one mile from his home. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley pronounced Edward Drake, 70, of Tye’s Ferry Road, dead shortly after 11 a.m. from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Read this story and...
Posted On 25 Mar 2020

W’burg woman dies while en route to hospital following crash

A Williamsburg woman died Saturday from injuries she sustained in a two-vehicle collision on U.S. 25W north of Williamsburg. Kentucky State Police identified the victim as Leah M Byrns, 41. Kentucky State Police stated that the wreck occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. near the...

Browning Acres Road crash kills Laurel County man

Funeral services are set for Wednesday, Oct. 9, for a Laurel County man, who died Friday evening following a single vehicle crash on Browning Acres Road (Highway 2989) near Immanuel Baptist Church. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley pronounced Perry W. Farris, 46, of Keavy, dead...
Posted On 05 Oct 2019