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A child and Grandmother died, and another woman suffered serious injuries in an early morning crash in Pulaski County.

 

The Pulaski County Sheriff's Department reports it happened around 6:30am Monday morning, June 17, 2019. Chief Mike Hill of the Burnside Police Department as well as Deputies of the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call of an injury automobile accident in Burnside, Kentucky. Upon arrival at the scene in downtown Burnside, officers found two vehicles involved in
a head on collision.


Preliminary investigation by Chief Hill found that Deanna Jean Chaney, age 42 of
Eubank, Kentucky was southbound on Highway 27 in a silver 2007 Chrysler Van when
she was struck head on by a gray 2012 Kia SUV. The Kia, operated by Brandy C.
Montgomery, age 41 of Pine Knot, Kentucky was northbound on Highway 27 when it
apparently crossed into the southbound lane striking the Chrysler head on.

 

Brandy C. Montgomery was treated at the scene and was transported to LCRH by EMS
personnel. She was later transferred to the University of Kentucky Medical Center for
treatment of life-threatening injuries.

 

Deanna Jean Chaney was treated at the scene by EMS personnel and transported to
LCRH where she was pronounced deceased by Pulaski County Deputy Coroner Gerald
Collingsworth.

 

Mrs. Chaney's five year old granddaughter who was a passenger in the Chrysler van was
treated at the scene by EMS and transported to the University of Kentucky Medical
Center where she was later declared deceased by the Fayette County Coroner's Office.

 

Law enforcement units were assisted at the scene by the Burnside Fire Department, 
Tateville Fire Department and the Pulaski County Hazmat SRT Team.


The cause of the accident remains under investigation by the Burnside Police Department
with the assistance of the Somerset Police Department Accident Reconstruction Team.