Three dead after head-on crash on Audubon Parkway

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HENDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) – The Henderson County Coroner said a third person from a multiple vehicle wreck on the Audubon Parkway has died. The coroner says 1-year-old Weston Schaefer of Spottsville died just before 5 p.m. Saturday.

Kentucky State Police said on Friday two people died in a crash along the Audubon Parkway in Henderson County. It happened around 4 p.m. on Friday.

Police say Braelen Hicks-Schaefer, 24, of Spottsville was traveling east when for some unknown reason she crossed the median and crashed head-on with another car.

Troopers say the passenger in the westbound car, Vickie Reutter, 62, of Henderson, died at the scene. The driver, Tony Reutter, 62, of Henderson was taken to the hospital. His condition is unknown.

Police say Hicks-Shaefer was flown to an Evansville hospital where she later died. An infant in her car was also taken to the hospital.

The westbound lanes of the Audubon were closed while crews worked on the scene.

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