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Crashes kill 3 in Martin County

Two people died in a single vehicle crash in Martin County on Tuesday morning, state police said.

Charles J. Sartin, 40, of Lovely, was driving north in a 1992 Ford F-150 on Ky. 1439 in the Meathouse community when he lost control Tuesday morning, according to a news release from state police. The truck crossed the road, went down an embankment and hit a tree.

Sartin and his passenger, Diane Fuggitt, 40, of Warfield, were both pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash was reported at 6:06 a.m.

On Monday evening, a single-vehicle crash left another man dead in the Beauty community of Martin County.

That crash occurred on Ky. 2031 at 5:28 p.m., said Becky Fletcher, a Martin County 911 dispatcher. She declined to release the victim's name.

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