Thursday, September 27, 2012

Mountain Parkway Accident Kills Woman

{Morehead, Kentucky}...Kentucky State Police in Morehead say 68 year old Mabel Swafford of Lexington was traveling eastbound on the Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway near the Morgan/Magoffin County line Tuesday afternoon when, while  approaching a construction zone, she lost control of her vehicle in a curve, going into the westbound lane where her vehicle was hit by a pickup truck driven by 21 year old Tyler Shepherd of Salyersville. Both vehicles then went into the eastbound lanes. Morgan County Coroner Raymond Vancleve pronounced Swafford dead at the scene. Shepherd was transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.