Two Knott County residents died in a wreck in Letcher County Saturday morning.
Nicholas Adam Spencer, 22, of Sassafras, and Mikka Allie Cutting, 19, of Langley, were pronounced dead at the scene at 8:48 a.m. on June 22 by Letcher County Deputy Coroner Perry Fowler.
Spencer was driving a Toyota Pickup truck on Bull Creek Road when the truck left the one-lane, gravel road and went over a steep embankment, state police said.
Cutting and Bo Sumner, of Vicco in Perry County, were passengers in the truck. Sumner was treated and released from a local hospital, police said. None of the three were wearing seat belts and toxicology results are pending.
The wreck is still under investigation.
Funeral services were held yesterday for Cutting at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman.
A daughter of Andrea Scott and stepdaughter of Jimbo Gibson, she is survived by a brother, Isaiah Hall of Langley; a sister, Whitney Hall of Langley; grandparents, Barb (Gary) Martin and Jimmy Scott, all of Mousie; an aunt, Jennifer Miller, and a great-aunt, Jackie Gayheart.
Burial followed in Mountain Memory Gardens in Hindman.
Funeral services for Spencer will be held at 6 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel.
Spencer is survived by his mother, Leslie (Marvin) Waddell; his father, Roy (Lisa Hall) Spencer; a daughter, Addison Raelynn Spencer; maternal grandparents, Robert and Eddie Shepherd and Denver Stacy; paternal grandparents, Elizabeth Spencer; Andrea Denae Watts; sisters, Dr. Amy Leann (John) Walz and Stacie Leigh Green (Kolston); a nephew, Lawson Green; and uncles, Gary Stacy and Willis Spencer Jr.
Spencer was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Willis Spencer.