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Letcher Co. Woman Dies In Crash

Posted at 6:39 PM, Jan 11, 2019

LETCHER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– On Thursday, a Letcher County woman died in a crash on Highway 588 in Ice.

The crash happened around 12:49 p.m.

KSP says that 64-year-old Brenda Skeens was driving a 2013 Toyota Corolla travelling west on Highway 588 when she attempted to turn left onto Ice Road. While turning, her vehicle collided with a 2003 Jeep Cherokee travelling east.

Skeens was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Jeep, 37-year-old John Sturgill, of Whitesburg, was taken to Whitesburg ARH and later transferred to Pikeville Medical Center.

The crash remains under investigation.