Fatal accident on U.S. 460
On Sunday Kentucky State Police in Pikeville received a call of a two vehicle accident on U.S. 460 in the Yellow Hill community of Pike County. The preliminary investigation has shown that a vehicle operated Robert Adkins was attempting to turn west onto US 460 from Blair Adkins Street in the Yellow Hill area. Mr. Adkins' vehicle pulled into the path of an eastbound vehicle operated by Michael Bartley. Robert Adkins was pronounced dead at the scene by Pike County Deputy Coroner Denver Bailey. Michael Bartley and a passenger in his vehicle were transported to Cabell Huntington Hospital for treatment. This incident remains under investigation by Detective Jason Merlo.