Monday, March 24, 2014

UPIKE Student Killed in Weekend Crash

Timothy "Cole" Thomas, a freshmen and track standout at the University of Pikeville was killed in a vehicle accident along I-64 in Clark County.

Investigators say Thomas was driving east on I-64, in Clark County, KY, late Saturday evening when Thomas lost control of his car. They say the car flipped, slammed into a guard rail. The vehicle flipped and Thomas was thrown from the vehicle. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Thomas was a freshman at the University of Pikeville and one of the school's rising track stars.

The exact cause of the accident is still under investigation at this time.