Driver Killed in Rollover Collision in Laurel County

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Driver killed in rollover collision with SUV in Laurel County 11-30-16

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office says a Knox County woman was killed Wednesday afternoon in a rollover collision with an SUV that reportedly crossed the centerline of Ky 229.

Investigators say the driver of a Ford Explorer apparently crossed the centerline and collided with a car that was headed in the opposite direction just before 2:00 p.m. about 10-miles south of London.

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Deputies say the car overturned over an embankment. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. She was identified by investigators as 47-year old Sherry King, of Barbourville.

Investigators say the driver of the SUV, Eric Cassidy, was airlifted to UK Hospital in Lexington. His condition wasn’t immediately known.

The accident is still under investigation.