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Knott County crash kills 2 brothers

Two brothers died after a two-vehicle wreck Thursday morning.

Philip Huff, 64, of Garner was driving his 1998 convertible BMW west on Ky. 80 near Bearville in Knott County when the car crossed the median and collided with a 2014 Dodge Ram in the eastbound lane, according to a Kentucky State Police media release.

Philip and his brother, Carlos W. Huff, 44 of Hindman, were pronounced dead at the scene. The men were not wearing seat belts at the time of the crash, police said.

Saka Disu, 53, the driver of the pickup truck, was taken to the Hazard Appalachian Regional Healthcare Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash and toxicology reports are pending.

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