Child dies in Breathitt County crash

JACKSON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Breathitt County girl is dead following a single-vehicle crash Thursday morning.

Kentucky State Police say troopers responded to a report of a child not breathing after a crash on War Shoal Branch Road.

State Police say Mark Robertson was traveling westbound on War Shoal Branch when he lost control of the vehicle, went over an embankment and flipped several times.

His 12-year-old daughter, Harli, was thrown from the car.

Both were taken the Kentucky River Medical Center, where Harli Robertson was pronounced dead.

Troopers say the two were not wearing seat belts.

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