3 killed, 2 injured in highway crash in Kentucky, police say

CALHOUN, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky State Police say three people have died and two have been injured in a three-vehicle crash.

News outlets report the wreck happened around 11:30 a.m. in McLean County on Kentucky 81.

Trooper Corey King told the Messenger-Inquirer that a northbound sport utility vehicle and a dump truck heading south sideswiped.

King says the SUV went into the southbound lane and hit a southbound car. The driver of the SUV was killed. The trooper says a woman and a child in the car died at the scene. Two others in the car were taken to hospitals.

The road was expected to be closed several hours.

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