Pike County man dead after two-vehicle collision

PIKEVILLE, Ky. — The Pikeville 9-11 Center, along with the Pike County Sheriff’s Office, responded around 10 o’clock Friday morning to a call reporting a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of U.S. 119 and Town Mountain Road.

Upon arrival, responders transported James A. Thacker, 79, of Kimper, to Pikeville Medical Center’s Emergency Department.

Thacker was pronounced dead at the hospital.

No other information has been released at this time. The collision remains under investigation by the Pikeville Police Department.