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Man killed in Pike County crash

Posted: 1:55 PM, Mar 26, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-26 13:55:20-04
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ELKHORN CITY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal crash. The crash happened before 2:30 a.m. Wednesday on Bowling Fork Road in the Elkhorn community.

Troopers say they found a 1995 Chevrolet pick up truck flipped into a creek. Ricky D. Akers, 59, was pronounced dead on scene by the Pike County Coroner's Office. Akers was the only person in the vehicle at the time of the crash.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.