KSP investigating fatal collision in Wayne County

The Kentucky State Police, London Post responded to a two vehicle collision that occurred on KY 90 in Wayne County on Wednesday Oct. 7 at approximately 2:56 p.m.

The initial investigation indicates that a 2014 Nissan passenger vehicle, operated by Scottie R. Piercy, 39 years old of Monticello and his passenger Janet E. Piercy, 37 years old of Monticello, collided with a 2018 Dodge Ram pickup operated by John T. Brown, 33 years old of Monticello.

Mr. Brown was transported by Air Methods to the University of Kentucky Medical Center with life threatening injuries. As a result of the collision and his injuries, Mr. Piercy was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Wayne County Coroner’s Office. Mrs. Piercy was transported by PHI-7 Air Evac to the University of Kentucky Medical Center with life threatening injuries.

The State Police is looking into the possibilities that drug and alcohol are factors in the collision. Toxicology was performed on both operators involved in the collision and an autopsy is pending on Mr. Piercy. The Kentucky State Police will release more information as it becomes available.

KSP Post 11, Tpr. Dackery Larkey is continuing the investigation. He was assisted at the scene by Post 11 Personnel, The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, Wayne County Constable, Susie Fire Department, Monticello Fire Department, Wayne County EMS, PHI-7 Air Evac, Air Methods Flight and the Wayne County Coroner’s office.

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