Wreck sends 3 to PCH


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Three people were injured in a Bell County wreck Friday morning, according to the Kentucky State Police.

KSP, Post 10 Harlan received a call at 10:20 a.m. Friday about a single-vehicle collision on KY 66 (Red Bird Mountain) in the Beverly community of Bell County, according to a news release from the KSP.

Tpr. Roy Pace and TFC. Keith Baker responded to the scene.

The preliminary investigation indicates that Brian Beane, 49, of Olive Hill, was operating a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck pulling a box trailer when it ran off the roadway and struck a tree injuring him and two passengers, according to the release.

Passengers Jessie Cox, 29, and Johnny Bowling, 46, both of Olive Hill, also received injuries from the collision the release states.

Beane and Bowling suffered head injuries and Cox suffered arm and hand injuries, according to the report. All three were transported by Bell County EMS to the Pineville Community Hospital for minor injuries.

The preliminary investigation determined that wet roads appeared to be a contributing factor into the collision. The collision is under investigation by Pace.

In addition to the KSP officers and Bell Co. EMS, the Bell County Fire Department assisted at the scene.

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