Woman killed in head-on collision in Scott County


GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Marshall County woman was killed in a head-on collision during evening rush hour Friday in Scott County, according to investigators.

Deputies say 37-year old Margaret Morgan, of Benton, was driving east on Paris Pike when she lost control of her car and crossed into oncoming traffic, colliding head-on with a box truck.

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She died at the scene.  Investigators say she was wearing a seat belt.

Deputies say the driver of the truck, 74-year old Harold Morgan, Jr., of Cincinnati, was not hurt.  Investigators say he was also wearing a seat belt.

The accident happened just after 5:00 p.m., which led to a temporary closure of Paris Pike for around three hours.