KSP: Two dead in Harlan County after car crashes into home

Published: Sep. 19, 2020 at 11:33 AM EDT
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BENHAM, Ky. (WYMT) - Two people are dead following a crash Friday night in Harlan County.

It happened around 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of KY-160 and Hemlock Street in Benham.

Kentucky State Police troopers say a Kia Forte was westbound on KY-160 when it crossed the centerline before exiting off the eastbound shoulder, driving through a yard, and hitting an abandoned home.

The driver, Lakweasha Estes, 23, and rear passenger, Ricky Osborne, 28, were pronounced dead about two hours later.

A second front seat passenger, Tommy Miles, 33, was airlifted to Johnson City Medical Center.

There is no word on his condition at this time.

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