OHIOCOUNTY – A Friday crash in Ohio County that sent two people to thehospital has claimed one of their lives.
Thefamily of Melissa Berkley tells Eyewitness News the 18 year old theylovingly call “Missy” passed away just before four thismorning at the University of Louisville Hospital.
Thefamily says her death is due to injuries she suffered in the crash.
Aswe first reported to you Friday, an apparent dispute betweenBerkeley, her boyfriend, Jerry Goodman Jr. and Berkeley’s fatherTony Berkeley ended in a serious car crash.
Officialssay the two young people lost control of the vehicle and crashed intoa pond on SR 878 near Dundee.
Eyewitnessesand medical personnel pulled Berkeley and Goodman out of the vehicle.
Noword on Goodman’s condition.
Berkleyis being held in the Ohio County Detention Center on wantonendangerment charges.
Officialssay more charges are likely.