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Update: Two killed in Henderson Co. accident

Posted by Amanda Lents

Update: Kentucky State Police have released the names of the two people killed in the Henderson County Accident.

Chavar N. Rose and Dwight C. Parker, were pronounced dead at the scene by the Henderson County Coroner's Office.  

Neither of the passengers were wearing their seat belts at the time of the collision. 

Autopsies on both passengers will be conducted Thursday at the Kentucky State Medical Examiner's Office in Madisonville. 

Michael A. Shelton was transported to Methodist Hospital in Henderson where he was admitted into the Intensive Care Unit for treatment. 

Justin S. Rose was also transported to Methodist Hospital in Henderson where he was admitted for treatment of injuries resulting from the collision. 

Toxicology results are pending but alcohol is not suspected as a contributor at this time. The accident is still under investigation.

Previously: Two people are killed in an accident in Henderson County.

It happened just after 11 pm Wednesday on Highway 60 near Old Highway 60.

Kentucky State Police say 48-year-old Michael Shelton of Sebree was heading eastbound when his vehicle crossed the center line and hit a westbound vehicle, driven by 20-year-old Justin Rose of Uniontown, head on.

Two passengers in Rose's vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene. Their names are expected to be released later Thursday morning.

Both drivers were taken to Methodist Hospital. No word on their conditions.

Neither of the passengers were wearing seat belts. Troopers say alcohol does not appear to be a factor.

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