Kentucky

Denton “Denny Lee” Oakes Killed in Accident at Hwy 119 in Bell County, KY

Date
June 17, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Denton "Denny Lee" Oakes
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

U.S. 119, Pikeville, Bell County, KY, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Bell County Sheriff's Office
Vehicles Involved
Coal Truck, Red Bull Delivery
Road/Highway
Hwy 119
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Red Bull delivery truck collided with the rear of a coal truck


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person at Hwy 119 in Bell County, KY on June 17th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 2:30. Police say a Red Bull delivery truck is said to have collided with the rear of a coal truck that allegedly pulled onto the highway and was traveling at a low rate of speed. Reports indicate the driver of the delivery truck, identified as 53-year-old Denton "Denny Lee" Oakes, was fatally injured. The other driver, who was not publicly identified, was allegedly uninjured. Additional information was not available.

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