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One death, multiple injuries in Bracken County crash

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Posted at 1:54 AM, Aug 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-25 01:54:55-04

One person was killed and at least three were airlifted to the hospital after a fiery collision between a van and a passenger vehicle Thursday afternoon, according to Kentucky State Trooper Charles Loudermilk.

Loudermilk said the two vehicles struck one another head-on near Eden Ridge Road, and the smaller of the pair flipped and caught fire.

A witness, Michael Chestnut, said he helped pull three teenagers from the flaming wreckage of the passenger car.

None of the victims’ names had been released as of midnight Thursday.