UPDATE 11/5/20 4 p.m.
LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Lincoln County coroner says he found alcohol in the car a woman was driving when she crashed head on with another car, killing herself and injuring four others.
The coroner says 43-year-old Jill Bruner of Nicholasville died after sideswiping another car then hitting a second car head on around 11 p.m. Wednesday night on U.S. 27 near the Garrard County line.
According to her obituary, Bruner was a mother of three.
According to the coroner, Bruner died of blunt force trauma. The sheriff’s office does suspect impairment could have led to the crash. The coroner says he should receive results of Bruner’s toxicology screen in about a month.
Funeral arrangements are pending for Bruner at Betts and West funeral home in Nicholasville.
Original story 11/5/20 11 a.m:
LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – One person is dead and FOUR others are hurt after a multi-vehicle crash in Lincoln County.
The crash happened on U.S. 27 near the Garrard County line just before 11 Wednesday night.
The sheriff’s office says one vehicle was traveling south on the highway when it side-swiped one car and hit a second head-on.
Police say the driver of the car that hit the others died. No one in the first hit vehicle was hurt, but four people in the second were taken to the hospital. One is in critical condition.
Police say they do suspect impairment could have led to the crash.