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Victim Identified In Fatal Elliott County Crash

Posted at 4:55 AM, Jan 17, 2019

ELLIOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The coroner has released the name of a person killed in a two-vehicle crash in Elliott County.

It happened Monday night on Kentucky 7 in Sandy Hook.

Kentucky State Police say James Barker was pronounced dead at the scene.

They say Barker was heading south when he crashed with another vehicle heading north.

Investigators say it looks like Barker crossed into oncoming traffic and hit the pickup truck.

Two teens in that truck, Gage Evans and Clark Howard, were taken to a local hospital. They are still recovering.