According to a Kentucky State Police news release, Angela Rice, 28, of Arjay, was traveling south on KY 66 in her 1988 Chevrolet S-10 pickup along with her passenger, Clyde Rice, 33, also of Arjay. Angela Rice's truck went off the roadway and struck a guardrail, came back onto the roadway, crossed the center line and struck a 1990 Ford Ranger pickup head-on. The Ranger was being operated by Tabitha Miller, 33, of Arjay.
KSP Lt. P.J. Burnett investigated the crash. He said Angela Rice was seven months pregnant. Rice and her unborn child were pronounced dead at the scene by Bell County Coroner Clyde Creech.
Clyde Rice and Miller sustained injuries in the crash. They were airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Their condition wasn't available at press time.
Burnett said toxicology reports are pending in the investigation. Everyone involved in the crash were wearing a seat belt.
In police news:
-- John T. Stephens, 42, of Coldiron, was charged with failure to or improper signal, improper registration plate, no registration plate, no registration receipt, no insurance, second offense of driving on a DUI suspended license, fourth offense DUI, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Stephens was arrested following a traffic stop by Harlan County Sheriff's deputy Danny Lewis on KY 219 at Wallins.
-- John A. Delph, 23, of Harlan, was arrested by deputy Silas Whitehead on charges of public intoxication and theft by unlawful taking of property valued over $300.
Whitehead said Delph admitted that he and another person broke a window out of a vehicle and stole a firearm.