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July 19, 2012

Woman dies 914 Bypass wreck

Somerset — Somerset Police and the Somerset Fire Department responded to a wreck at the intersection of Ky. 914 and Pisgah Drive yesterday that claimed the life a Wayne County woman.

The accident involved a 2012 Dodge pickup truck driven by Hailey Flynn, 19, of Somerset with passenger Kayla Williams, 19, of Eubank. According to Shannon Smith of the Somerset Police Department, Flynn collided with a 2007 Cadillac driven by Dexter McKinney, 64, with passenger Sharyan McKinney, 62, both of Monticello.

According to Smith, Flynn struck McKinney’s vehicle while attempting to cross the westbound lanes on Ky. 914. The impact sent McKinney’s vehicle into the grass median between the lanes where it came to a rest. Flynn’s vehicle came to a rest on the road, blocking an eastbound lane.

Both drivers and passengers were treated on the scene by Somerset-Pulaski County EMS personnel, then transported to Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Shortly after 1:30 p.m. Sharyan Mckinney was pronounced dead by Deputy Coroner Anthony Gossett.

The roadway on Ky 914 was partially blocked for over three hours while the scene was being investigated.

The investigation is being cnotinued by accident reconstructionists Sgt. Greg Martin and Detective Larry Patterson of the Somerset Police Department.

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