Friday November 29, 2013

Kentucky State Police say alcohol was likely a factor in a deadly Thanksgiving Day crash.

It happened just before 7:00 Thursday night on Kentucky 30, just east of Booneville in Owsley County.

Police say Luther McIntosh, 46, lost control and hit an embankment, causing his truck to overturn. His passenger, Elizabeth McIntosh, 26, was flown to UK Hospital, but we do not know her condition.

_____


Another robbery and get away in Pike County, but this time Police have some persons of interest. They need your help identifying them.

The call came in just after 1:00 Wednesday afternoon that the U.S. Bank in the Meta community of Pike County had been robbed. Now this makes the third bank robbery in Pike County in just a few weeks.

Police say employees described the robber as about 6’2” with a medium build. He was wearing a black hoodie, black jacket, and black material over his face, with blue jeans and white shoes.

They say he entered the bank demanding money then left on foot. Police say they are not sure which direction he went when he left.

In recent weeks, both the U.S. Bank and Community Trust Bank in the Virgie community of Pike County have also been robbed. Police are not sure if these robberies are related.

If you have any information, you are asked to call State Police at 606-433-7711.

_____


Police say one man was shot to death after breaking into a Clay County home.

It happened at a home on Otter Creek Road, south of Manchester. They Clay County Sheriff says a man broke into a home, then the boyfriend of the woman who lives there shot him.

We do not know the names of the people involved.

We are told State Police are handling the case and so far no charges have been filed.

_____

 

The Whitley County Coroner is conducting a death investigation.

Officials were called to the Cumberland Inn on 10th Street in Williamsburg late Wednesday night.

Coroner Andy Croley says he was investigating a death near the pool of the hotel. He says the victim is 25 year-old Zachary Richard of Ohio who was with family and friends at the hotel. The coroner says it appears Richard may have hit his head. He says he does not suspect foul play.

The incident happened around 10:00pm Wednesday.