One killed in early-morning crash

MARROWBONE, Ky. — Police are investigating a deadly crash in Pike County early Friday morning.

According to Kentucky State Police, Larry Adkins, 67, of Shelbiana, was driving east on U.S. 460 just before 5:30 a.m., when his van rear-ended an SUV driven by Brett Gayheart, 56, of McDowell. The van then continued until it struck a utility pole.

Adkins died at the scene.

Kentucky State Police, Vehicle Enforcement, Marrowbone Volunteer Fire Department, Lifeguard Ambulance Service and the Pike County Coroner’s Office all responded to the scene.