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KSP identify 3 killed in Rockcastle County crash

Posted at 2:48 PM, Feb 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-14 13:27:46-05

ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police have identified the three people killed in a fatal collision in Rockcastle County.

The three vehicle crash happened Thursday afternoon on U.S. Highway 150. Officials told LEX 18 that a vehicle operated by William A. Emmerson, 60, of Lancaster, Ky, was traveling east on US 150 when he lost control of his vehicle. He crossed the center line, and collided into a 2007 Pontiac that was traveling in the westbound lanes, driven by Dana Owens, 69, of Crab Orchard, Ky, and a 1998 Toyota operated by Jennifer A. Bishop, 29 , of Brodhead, Ky.

Emerson and his passenger Melonie M. Reyes, 45, were killed. Bishop also suffered fatal injuries.

No one in the Pontiac was injured. Collision reconstruction units were on scene for several hours.

Drugs and alcohol are not suspected.