Fatal Accident in Leslie County, Kentucky
A Hyden man died on Wednesday night in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 421 in Leslie County.
The initial investigation concluded that Levi Lewis crossed the center line and hit an oncoming vehicle driven by Brittany Shell. Lewis was pronounced dead at the scene by the Leslie County Coroner’s office. Shell and Jennifer Short, a passenger in Lewis’ vehicle were airlifted to Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tennessee.
Anytime a fatality is involved, a full investigation should be performed so that all contributing factors are uncovered. Hopefully, the victims’ families and loved ones get the answers to the questions they have, and our hearts go out to them during this difficult time.
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