Crime

One dead, three injured in Letcher County crash

One man died and three others were injured in a crash on U.S. 119 in Letcher County early Tuesday.

Kevin Stamper, 42, of Haymond was driving north in a 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier when the car crossed into the southbound lane and crashed into a 2008 Chevrolet pickup truck at about 5:40 a.m. in the Kona community, according to a news release from state police.

Stamper, who was wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the pickup, Michael Thacker, 48, and two passengers, Jason Baker, 40, and Thomas Miller, 31, all of Pikeville, were taken to Whitesburg ARH Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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