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.


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