Monday, August 9, 2004

Both drivers dead in Trimble Co. crash

Kentucky news briefs

The Enquirer

BEDFORD - A two-vehicle crash in Trimble County has left two dead and another seriously injured, Kentucky State Police said.

The accident happened Saturday just before midnight on U.S. 42 one mile west of Bedford. State police said 17-year-old Christopher Fugate crossed into the opposite lane and collided head-on with a vehicle driven by 37-year-old Jennifer Dunlap. Both were from Bedford.

Fugate was ejected and taken to University of Louisville hospital, where he died. Dunlap's vehicle caught fire and she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Dunlap's 12-year-old daughter, was hospitalized at U of L with life-threatening injuries, state police said.

Murder counts filed after Louisville crash

LOUISVILLE - Police have charged a Louisville man with murder in a crash that killed a mother and her 20-year-old son. Police said the man was intoxicated. The crash occurred on the Greenbelt Highway Saturday about 10:30 p.m., said Dwight Mitchell, a spokesman for Louisville Metro Police.

A Dodge pickup driven by Roger Cummings, 36, of Louisville collided with a Chevrolet Caprice, Mitchell said.

Patricia L. Miller, 48, and her son, Joshua Brown, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Cummings was charged with two counts of murder, drunken driving and having no vehicle insurance.

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