US-41 reopened after fatal crash at Wolf Hills Road


HENDERSON, Ky (WEHT) – A fatal crash shut down both lanes of US-41 N at Wolf Hills Road near the Twin Bridges Monday morning.

Traffic was backed up along the 41 N strip while emergency crews worked to clear the scene. The road has since reopened to traffic.

The Henderson County Coroner says 67-year-old Ava Bartley was killed following the crash. HPD say Bartley was crossing US-41 N when her vehicle was struck in the right side by another vehicle driven by 19-year-old Shane Wilhite.

The coroner reports Bartley died from blunt force trauma. Wilhite was taken to the hospital.

This is a developing story.

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