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Double Fatality Accident in Bell County - Update

Updated: Mar 14, 2020

From the Kentucky State Police -

The preliminary investigation indicates a 1994 Green Ford Explorer driven by Kimberly Jackson, 49 years old of Pineville was traveling north on U.S.119 in the Page community of Bell County.

Ms. Jackson crossed the center line striking a 2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac head on that was traveling south on U.S.119 driven by Verda Green, 45 years old of Hulen.

Both drivers were pronounced deceased at the scene by the Bell County Deputy Coroner. The passenger, Doris Jackson, 70 years old of Pineville in the 1994 Ford Explorer was flown to University of Tennessee Medical Center for treatment. At this time she is listed in critical condition.

Drugs may be a contributing factor in the collision and KSP is continuing to investigate. Both occupants in the 1994 Ford Explorer were not wearing a seat belt at the time of the collision.

Det. Andy Soltess is continuing the investigation. He was assisted at the scene by Bell County EMS, Bell County Sheriff’s Department, Bell County Fire Department, and Bell County Rescue Squad.

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