One woman dead after collision on part of US 127 in Anderson County

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Posted at 6:42 PM, Dec 22, 2021

LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police responded to a vehicle collision that happened at approximately 2:50 p.m. Wednesday on part of US 127, in front of the Kroger on Anderson Crossing Drive.

KSP confirmed one death. Shirley Cornish, 76, of Lawrenceburg, was transported to Franklin Regional Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead.

Preliminary investigation revealed that Cornish was traveling north on US 127. At the intersection of Anderson Crossing Drive, Cornish made a left turn into the path of a 2012 Lexus GX460 driven by William Disponett, 86, of Lawrencebug.

Cornish and Disponett were transported to the University of Kentucky Hospital with unknown injuries.

The investigation remains ongoing.

KSP was assisted by the Lawrenceburg Police Department, Anderson County Sheriff's Office, Lawrenceburg Fire-Rescue, Anderson County EMS, and the Franklin County Coroner.