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Woman dead in crash on KY 638 in Laurel County

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Posted at 6:48 PM, Jun 19, 2024

LONDON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A woman is dead after a two-car crash in Laurel County Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office, it happened around 2:30 p.m. on KY 638, approximately 1.5 miles east of London.

Investigators say it appears a Chevy Malibu was pulling out of a parking lot and into the path of a Ford pickup truck, crashing into the pickup.

The driver of the Malibu, 64-year-old Edith Taylor, was transported to a local hospital and later pronounced dead. A 7-year-old passenger was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The roadway has since reopened.