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Michigan family of 5 killed in wrong-way crash in Kentucky

2 years 3 months 1 week ago Sunday, January 06 2019 Jan 6, 2019 January 06, 2019 5:58 PM January 06, 2019 in News
Source: Associated Press
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Authorities in Kentucky say five family members from Michigan headed home from vacation were among six people killed in a wrong-way accident on Interstate 75.
  
Lexington police said in a statement that a southbound pickup truck being driven in the northbound lanes struck the family's sport utility vehicle at 2:30 a.m. Sunday. The statement says the SUV caught fire. All five occupants died, along with the pickup's driver.
  
The Fayette County coroner's office says the family from Northville, Michigan, was returning from a vacation in Florida.
  
A coroner's statement identified them as 42-year-old Issam Abbas, 38-year-old Rima Abbas, 14-year-old Ali Abbas, 13-year-old Isabella Abbas, and 7-year-old Giselle Abbas.
  
The pickup's driver was identified as 41-year-old Joey Lee Bailey of Georgetown.
  
The crash remains under investigation.

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