Tuesday, September 7, 2004

Passenger's crash death investigated



The Enquirer

AUGUSTA - A two-car collision in Bracken County that killed an Ashland man Saturday remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police.

Robert J. Jett, 21, died when the car he was riding in, a 1988 Pontiac Fiero, crossed the center line on the AA Highway 3 miles west of Augusta at 2:52 p.m. Saturday.

The driver of the Fiero, Anthony Gamble, 21, of Ashland, suffered multiple injuries and was transported by Air Care to University Hospital in Cincinnati. He was treated and released.

Gamble's car struck a Dodge pickup truck driven by Vernon Alsept, 55, of Owingsville.

A passenger in the truck, Sharon King, 50, of Olympia, was treated at Meadowview Regional Hospital in Maysville and released, police said. Alsept declined treatment for a minor injury, police said.

Jett was declared dead at the scene by Bracken County Coroner John Parker. Jett and Gamble were not wearing seat belts, police said.




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