Sheriff: One dead after crash in Ohio County

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Family members started to take the girl to the hospital but an ambulance arrived and took over mid-trip, attempting lifesaving efforts. The girl was pronounced dead at the hospital. (Getty Images)

OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) – The Ohio County Sheriff’s Office said one man is dead after a single-vehicle collision around 8 a.m. Sunday morning.

Deputies said it happened on the 3000 block of Hardinsburg Road. The driver has been identified as 35-year-old Adam Vanmeerten, of Fordsville.

Deputies said his car entered a skid and struck a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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