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1 Dead In Bath County Crash

BATH COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – One person is dead and one person was taken to the hospital after a crash on I-64 in Bath County.

According to Owingsville police, a semi-truck going east crossed the center line at the 120 milemarker and struck a pickup truck going west. Both vehicles went over the embankment

The driver of the pickup has been identified as 44-year-old Christopher Short, of Mount Sterling. He died at the scene.

The driver of the semi is 47-year-old John Walls, of Beecher City, Illinois, according to KSP. Walls was transported to Saint Claire Regional Medical Center.

The crash remains under investigation.


Melissa Ratliff

Melissa Ratliff

Melissa is the Executive Producer of Digital Content at LEX 18.
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