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Missing Woman Found Dead In Wrecked Car In Laurel County

Posted at 7:55 PM, Dec 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-25 23:18:10-05

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office reports that a woman found dead  in a car that went over an embankment has been identified.

Reportedly Lynda Ashley Gentry, 74, was reported missing in Knoxville, Tennessee after church on Sunday.

The sheriff says a passerby saw her car over an embankment in Laurel County on Tuesday and called authorities.

Investigators say the car went over a steep 30-foot embankment off London Dock Road. Her body was found outside the vehicle.

The Laurel County Coroner’s office reports that she may have been the victim of cold temperatures.

A death investigation is now being conducted by the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office.