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Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead received a call for assistance with a two vehicle fatal collision in Elliot County on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. James Barker, 38, of Sandy Hook, was traveling south on KY 7 in a black Toyota Scion when he crossed the center line and struck a white Chevrolet pickup truck operated by 18-year-old Gage Evans, also of Sandy Hook. Barker was pronounced deceased at the scene by Elliot County Coroner Steven Whitt. Evans and his passenger, 18-year-old Clark Howard, also of Sandy Hook, were transported to St. Claire Hospital in Morehead for treatment of injuries. The collision is being investigated.