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On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, just before 8am, Martin County 911 notified Kentucky State Police Post 9 of a two-vehicle collision on KY RT 3 near the federal prison. When troopers arrived on the scene, they discovered a passenger vehicle had a rear-end collision with a commercial vehicle on the roadway. The operator of the passenger vehicle, identified as 59-year-old Timothy Rice of Betsy Layne, was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Martin County Coroner’s Office. The operator of the commercial vehicle had no apparent injuries.