2:37pm

Tue January 24, 2012
Mountain Kentucky

Pike Co. Deputy Sheriff Killed in Wreck

UPDATED: A Pike County sheriff's deputy has died in a three-vehicle car crash. WSAZ-TV reported the accident occurred about 9 p.m. Monday on U.S. 460 between the Marrowbone and Belcher communities. The Pike County Sheriff's Office told the West Virginia TV station that the deputy was James I. Thacker. Kentucky State Police say the deputy was on duty and on his way back to Elkhorn City from Pikeville when the three-vehicle crash happened.

From the KPA News Content Service

A Pike County sheriff's deputy has died in a three-vehicle car crash.

WSAZ-TV reported the accident occurred about 9 p.m. Monday on U.S. 460 between the Marrowbone and Belcher communities.

The Pike County Sheriff's Office told the West Virginia TV station that the deputy was James I. Thacker.

Kentucky State Police say the deputy was on duty and on his way back to Elkhorn City from Pikeville when the three-vehicle crash happened.

No details of the accident have been released.

Police say a person in one of the other vehicles was taken to Pikeville Medical Center. No word on their condition.