Crash Claims One Life in Estill County

Monday, October 16 2017
by Ashley Martin

Early yesterday morning a crash in Estill County claimed the life of a 26-year-old man.  Kentucky State Police said that 23-year-old Austin Shockley was driving along Highway 499 Bypass near Irvine when his truck crossed the center lane and collided head-on with a passenger car, killing General J. Bowen.  Shockley and a passenger from the car hit were airlifted to the University of Kentucky hospital. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.