Two-vehicle crash on KY 1039 kills one

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WARSAW, Ky. (WTVQ)Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal wreck on KY 1039 in Gallatin County.

Troopers say it happened Thursday at about 7:30 p.m.

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Preliminary investigation indicates that a vehicle headed north in the southbound lane crashed into a vehicle headed south.

The driver traveling in the wrong direction was taken to the University of Cincinnati Hospital with serious injuries.  The other driver, 42-year-old Jeanette Ridner, of Vevay, Indiana, was taken to Carroll County Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Ridner’s passenger, a 13-year-old girl, was also taken to Carroll County Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.



The collision remains under investigation.