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One Killed in Owen County Crash

Date of News Release: 06/25/2014

(New Liberty, KY) - A Carroll County woman is dead after a single vehicle crash yesterday afternoon (6/24) on Highway 355 in Owen County. Samantha Mowery-Griffin, 22 years old from Worthville, KY, was traveling north on Highway 355 at 3:20 p.m. when the right side of the vehicle she was driving went off the road into a ditch. The vehicle then struck the edge of a driveway and rolled several times before coming to rest in a field. Mowery-Griffin, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the Owen County Coroner. A small child who was a passenger in the vehicle was transported to Carroll County Memorial Hospital for minor injuries.

Trooper Bryan Lauck is leading the ongoing investigation. Trooper Lauck was assisted at the scene by the New Liberty Fire Department, Owen County Life Squad and Carroll County EMS.