Crime

Pike Co. woman killed in 2 vehicle crash

A Pike County woman was killed Thursday in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 460 in the Millard area, state police said in a news release.

Debra D. Hampton, 45, of Pikeville died at the scene, police said.

The wreck happened when Michael Lawson, 43, of Pikeville, ran off the road in his Ford pickup truck while driving west and then veered into the eastbound lane, hitting a 2012 Chevrolet pickup driven by Gregory Ratliff, 21, of Powells Creek. Hampton was a passenger in Ratliff's truck.

Lawson and Ratliff were injured.

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