LIVERMORE, Ky. (October 10, 2018)–Kentucky State Police responded to a report of a two-vehicle fatality collision on US 431, just south of KY 250 around 10am this morning.
Preliminary investigation reveals Kristina Morrow, 41 of Owensboro was operating a 2006 Honda Civic traveling southbound on US 431. For an unknown reason, she ran off the right shoulder of the roadway and overcorrected/oversteered her vehicle. She lost control and slid into the northbound lane. Charles A. Lindsey, 85 of Drakesboro was also on US 431 traveling northbound in a 2012 Ford Fusion. Morrow struck Lindsey in the northbound lane. Lindsey was pronounced dead on-scene by McLean County Coroner Will Muster.
Morrow was injured and taken to Owensboro Health for treatment of her injuries. Her condition is unknown at this time.
Both participants were utilizing their seatbelts.
McLean County Coroner’s Office, McLean County Ambulance Service, McLean County Sheriff’s Department and McLean County area Fire Departments assisted KSP at the scene. US 431 was closed for over three hours while KSP reconstructed the collision.
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