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SUV going wrong way hits car in Kentucky, 2 killed

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)

LONDON, Ky. (AP) - Police say two people have died after an SUV traveling the wrong way collided with a car in Kentucky.

Media outlets report the head-on accident happened Sunday night just north of London. The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says in a statement that the SUV was traveling the wrong way on state Route 30. The accident remains under investigation.

The statement says the SUV's driver, 57-year-old Richard Allen Thomas of Corbin, and the car's driver, 27-year-old Kevin Michael Sparkman Jr. of Hazard, were pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the car was flown to a hospital with critical injuries.

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