Posted: Dec 11, 2012 10:31 AM
Updated: Dec 11, 2012 12:05 PM
An 18-year-old Harrison County woman who was hurt in a weekend accident has died.
Cynthia Neace passed away from her injuries after she was in a car accident Saturday night. Neace was the passenger of a vehicle driving on US 62 when the driver lost control, left the road and hit a tree.
Neace was taken to UK Hospital, where she passed away from her injuries Monday morning.
According to the coroner, Neace was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
Neace was a 2012 graduate of Harrison County High School. She was described as an excellent student and a good friend to many. The school told LEX 18 grief counselors are on hand at the school if needed.
Funeral arrangements are pending.
The driver of the car remains in critical condition at UK Hospital.