MADISONVILLE, Ky. (WEHT) – A car crash in Hopkins County left one woman dead and another person in critical condition.
85-year-old Wilma Crowell and a passenger were driving on Island Ford Road. Witnesses said Crowell turned onto I-69 but failed to yield. Another car traveling in the other direction collided with Crowell’s vehicle at the intersection.
Crowell and her passenger were flown to the hospital by helicopter, and Crowell died a short time later. Her passenger remains in the hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the other vehicle was not injured.
Authorities are still investigating the crash.
(This story was originally published on July 1, 2019)