One dead, two injured in Hardin County collision
VINE GROVE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A passenger was killed and two drivers injured in a collision in Vine Grove on Monday afternoon, according to Kentucky State Police.
Investigators say a 17-year old driving a 2015 Dodge Charger east on Rineyville Road near Crume Road crossed the center line and collided with a 2012 Honda headed in the opposite direction.
KSP says a 29-year old passenger in the Honda died at the scene. No name was immediately released. The Honda driver, 50-year old Jason Stern, of Chicago, Illinois, was taken to University of Louisville Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
State Police say the teenage driver was airlifted to Norton’s Children’s Hospital in Louisville with non-life threatening injuries.
Investigators say the accident happened just after 3:43 p.m.
KSP was assisted at the accident scene by the Hardin County Coroner’s Office; Hardin County EMS; Hardin County Sheriff’s Department and the Rineyville Fire Department.
The investigation is being conducted by Trooper Scott Wheatley.