Kentucky

Pikeville man dies when pickup hits tree, lands in creek

A 22-year-old Pikeville man died in a crash Monday on Marrowbone Creek Road in Pike County, according to Kentucky State Police.

Alexander Thacker was a passenger in a 2006 GMC pickup truck driven by Kaitlyn Kendrick, 19, also of Pikeville. Police said Kendrick was traveling south on Ky. 195 on Monday afternoon when she lost control of the truck, which struck a tree and landed in Marrowbone Creek.

Thacker was pronounced dead at the scene.

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