Pike County car accident kills one child

On Friday, April 4, the Kentucky State Police stated that Kyla Fouts, the child involved in a car accident in Pike County on April 3 died as a result of the injuries that she had sustained in the accident.

The accident occurred on U.S. 460 when Katherine Kilgore swerved into eastbound traffic in an effort to avoid a stopped vehicle. Kilgore struck the vehicle driven by Dedra Fouts, in which Kyla and another passenger were riding. Everyone involved was taken to Pikeville Medical Center for treatment of their injuries except Kyla, who was taken to Johnson City Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead the following day.

Our team at Wilson & McQueen, PLLC, extend their deepest condolences to the family and friends of Kyla in this time of tragedy.