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Knox County Ky Sheriff reports tragic accident

Updated: Nov 30, 2020

From the Knox County Ky Sheriff's Department -

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On Friday, November 27, 2020 at approximately 4:20 am Knox County Deputy Scotty Wilson responded to a single vehicle traffic crash on Highway KY 225 south of Artemus. When Deputy Wilson arrived he observed a 2010 Chevy Cobalt 4-door sedan over an embankment.

The driver, 30 year old Justin A Bray of Barbourville, KY, stated he was traveling north on KY 225 when a large cow suddenly appeared in the roadway. After striking the cow, the vehicle continued over an embankment. Justin Bray received multiple injuries.

A passenger in the vehicle, Jeffery E Sears age 30 of Barbourville, KY also received multiple injuries. Justin Bray and Jeffery Sears were transported to Saint Joseph Hospital in London by Knox County EMS.

Jeffery Sears was later air lifted to UK Medical Center in Lexington were he died as a result of his injuries.

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