Breckinridge County, KY (November 19, 2023) – A tragic multi-vehicle accident occurred in Breckinridge County, resulting in three fatalities. The collision happened near the KY 86 and 690 intersection in Custer around 3:30 p.m. CST. Charles Lucas, 59, from Irvington, was westbound in a Toyota pickup on KY 86 when he crossed the eastbound lane for unknown reasons, colliding with a Ford Escape driven by Kenneth Smallwood, 37, of Harned.
Both Smallwood and Edna Lucas, 55, a passenger in the pickup, died at the scene. Charles Lucas was transported to Baptist Health Hardin, where he succumbed to his injuries. Kentucky State Police, following a request from the Breckinridge County Sheriff’s Office, are investigating the incident.