HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – According to the Kentucky State Police, the call for this three-vehicle crash came in at 1:40 p.m.
KSP officials say that a vehicle driven by Francesca Applewhite of Clarksville, Tennessee was traveling westbound on Western Kentucky Parkway when a trooper observed her vehicle going 86 miles per hour. KSP says as the trooper attempted to conduct a traffic stop, the vehicle crossed the median for reasons unknown and began moving west down the eastbound lane. It then struck a vehicle driven by 33 year old Amanda Holman of Belton, Kentucky, sending Holman’s vehicle into a Freightliner truck.
Holman was pronounced dead at the scene by the Hopkins County Coroner. Applewhite was injured in the crash and flown to a hospital in Nashville. The driver of the truck was not hurt. The investigation is ongoing.
This is a developing story.