Two die in weekend accident

From press and staff reports

As the Winston County Sheriff’s office and Louisville Police Department gear up for a possible busy traffic situations during Labor Weekend, this past weekend had two die in a one car accident in the county.

Two men are dead following a one car wreck on the Highpoint Weir Road in northern Winston County on Saturday, Aug. 25 around 10:20 pm. The two victims of the accident were Dominquez Clark,30, of 3652 Highpoint Weir Road and Lendale Merritt,34, of 225 Maple St. in Kosciusko.

They were unrestrained occupants of a blue late model 4 door Oldsmobile Cutless and were ejected during the accident.

Both were pronounced dead at the scene by Winston County coroner, Scott Gregory at 11:50pm.

The accident is under investigation by the Winston County sheriff’s department. Anyone with additional information on the accident may call 662-773-5881.