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1 Dead In Bath County Crash

Posted: 11:50 AM, Mar 13, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-13 20:47:18-04

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.