A Somerset woman died in a Pulaski County accident involving three trucks, police said. The victim was identified as Robyn Heath, 50, a passenger in a 1999 Chevrolet pickup driven by Mark Keeney, 54 of Nancy.
Somerset police said that at about 8 p.m. Saturday, Keeney was driving east on Ky. 80 when a GMC pickup pulled into his path. Keeney tried unsuccessfully to avoid the truck, then also hit a westbound 2001 Dodge pickup driven by Delbert L. Darnell, 71, of Russell Springs. Darnell had one passenger in his truck, Bennie J. George, 63, also of Russell Springs.
The GMC pickup was occupied by Carli D. Burton, 20; Terri D. Burton, 51; and Kenneth D. Holts, 34, all of Somerset. Police said that they were uncooperative during the investigation and that the driver had yet to be identified.
Holts, Heath and Charles Keeney, 61, another passenger in Mark Keeney's truck, were treated at the scene, then taken to Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. Heath was pronounced dead at 9:29 p.m. by the Pulaski County coroner's office.
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Charles Keeney was later air-lifted to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital.
Holts fled the Somerset hospital on foot while being treated in the emergency room, police said.
The Somerset Police Department is still investigating.