Woman died after her car went airborne and landed in a creek

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The sheriff's office says the victim was driving southbound on Battlefield Memorial Highway, north of Bighill.

ELKTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – An elderly Elkton woman died in a violent car crash Thursday, according to State Police.

Investigators say 73-year old Helen Miller was driving east on US 68/80 when for some unknown reason her car crossed the median into the westbound lanes, re-entered the median, hit a bridge abutment, went airborne and landed in a creek.

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She was pronounced dead at the scene.  The cause of the deadly crash remains under investigation.