Mother dies in head-on crash

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WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A young mother taking one of her children to school is killed in a three-car, head-on crash early Wednesday morning near Versailles.

According to the Woodford County Coroner’s Office, 30-year-old Chasity Phillips, of Versailles, died in the crash which happened just after 6 a.m. on Tyrone Pike at Steele Road about four miles west of Versailles.

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According to the coroner’s office, a vehicle crossed the double-yellow center line, apparently trying to pass on a hill, hitting another car head-on. A third car then was involved.

Phillips was taking one of her two children to school, according to the coroner. The child was taken to UK Hospital for treatment.

Ritchie and Peach Funeral Home in Lawrenceburg, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.