Four-vehicle collision ends with two people dead in Cave City

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CAVE CITY, Ky. (WBKO) -- Kentucky State Police say a four-vehicle collision in Barren County has ended with two people dead and others injured.

The accident happened around 4446 Happy Valley Road.

Police say 57-year-old Richard Gray of Lansing, Michigan was driving westbound in a tractor trailer when he crossed lanes into oncoming traffic. It was then that Gray's truck hit another commercial vehicle driven by Mihail Strungav, 33, of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Gray's truck also hit a Ford van driven by 47-year-old William Johnson of Louisville, as well as a Nissan pickup truck driven by 26-year-old Seth Aterburn of Cave City.

Richard S. Gray was pronounced dead on scene by the Barren County Coroner’s Office. William Johnson was transported to Vanderbilt University Hospital, where he later died.

A passenger in Johnson’s vehicle, Latoya P. Britton, 44, along with Seth Arterburn were treated and released from TJ Sampson Hospital.

KSP is still investigating the accident.

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