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One person dead after head-on crash

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Posted at 11:26 AM, Sep 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-26 15:53:28-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — One person is dead after a head-on crash in Lexington that happened on Saturday.

Police on Saturday reported that four people were sent to the hospital after a collision between a Nissan Sentra and a Chevy Malibu just before 5:30 p.m. in the area of Ironworks Pike and Newtown Pike.

According to police, three people were in the Chevy and one of them had life-threatening injuries. The other two had non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Nissan had life-threatening injuries.

On Sunday, the Fayette County Coroner's Office reported that 37-year-old Jotham E. Barnette died from his injuries at UK Hospital. He was the driver of one of the vehicles.

The Collision Reconstruction Unit responded to the scene and it's investigating the crash.