Donation boxes set to help family of man killed in Whitley County crash

WHITLEY COUNTY, KY (WAVE) – A deadly crash involving a Kentucky State Trooper left one dead and a family in mourning.

The accident happened on US-25 west near Shriner Church Road Wednesday afternoon in Whitley County.

Friends and family are grieving the loss of James King who had just left his home to run a few errands when he and the trooper collided head on.

The trooper was in route to a different accident at the time.

King leaves behind a wife and three young children. The family didn't have any insurance, but friends are setting out several donation boxes to help with the burial.

You can donate at the Whitley County Dollar Store, Taco Bell, Grumpy's BP and Granny's Country Store.

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