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2 killed during 3-car collision in Mason County

Posted at 2:06 PM, Jun 19, 2024

*This article has been edited to reflect the correct time of the incident as corrected by the Kentucky State Police.

Two people were killed in a three-car collision in Maysville, Kentucky, at the intersection of AA Highway and Walton Pike on June 13 at around 12:30 p.m., Kentucky State Police reported.

According to the KSP, an investigation determined that a Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by 84-year-old Robert Figgins from Brooksville, Kentucky, was traveling west on AA Highway when it struck a Buick Century being driven by 18-year-old Clyde Blackburn III from Germantown, Kentucky, in the rear.

As a result, the Century went into the eastbound lane and hit a Nissan Sentra being driven by 22-year-old Rebekah Lytle, also from Brooksville, KSP detailed.

Lytle and Figgins were both taken to Meadowview Hospital for treatment of their injuries.

A release from the KSP said that both a juvenile passenger in Lytle's car and Clyde Blackburn were airlifted to the University of Cincinnati for medical treatment.

Another passenger in Lytle's car, 33-year-old Kayla Justice from Augusta, Kentucky, and a passenger in Blackburn's car, 20-year-old Elizabeth Blackburn from Germantown, Kentucky, were pronounced dead by the Mason County Coroner.

The crash is under investigation by the Kentucky State Police Morehead.