KYTC: Lanes reopened after deadly wreck on US-62

KYTC: Lanes reopened after deadly wreck on US-62

HORSE BRANCH, KY (WFIE) - The site of the wreck that happened on a section of US 62 in Ohio County is cleared and all lanes are open.

KYTC says the wreck happened along US 62, East of the Rosine community, between mile marker 21-22 around 12:18 p.m.

When authorities arrived on scene, they say they found a 1998 Dodge Dakota pickup that appeared to have failed to not follow the curve of the roadway, and struck a tree.

Emergency personnel say they found the driver of the pickup dead and trapped in the truck. The victim of the wreck was identified as 53-year-old Priscilla D. Berkley.

A section of US 62 in Ohio County was shortly blocked following the wreck.

The investigation is currently ongoing.

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