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Two women, 14-year-old, and 12-year-old killed in Meade County collision

Posted at 1:08 PM, May 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-27 13:08:04-04

MEADE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Two women, a 14-year-old, and a 12-year-old have all died after a collision in Meade County.

Kentucky State Police says according to preliminary investigation, the driver of a 2016 Chevrolet Equinox, identified as Synthia Armstrong, 52, of Brandenburg, was going south on US 31W shortly before 6:00 p.m. Tuesday. That's when police say the vehicle crossed the center line and into a 2003 Cadillac CTS driven by Christina Diaz, 44, of Louisville.

Armstrong, Diaz, and a 12-year-old girl who was inside the Cadillac died at the scene. A 14-year-old boy, also in the Cadillac, was taken to University of Louisville Hospital and later died from his injuries.

Police say an 11-year-old boy who was in the Cadillac was taken to Norton Children's Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to KSP. A 7-week-old who was in Armstrong’s vehicle was not injured but was taken to Norton Children's Hospital to be checked out.

The collision remains under investigation.