A 19-year-old woman died Monday in a two-vehicle collision on New Bowling Green Road in Barren County.
Jacie B. Smith of Park City was pronounced dead at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow following the crash that occurred about 8 a.m., according to a news release from Kentucky State Police Post 3 in Bowling Green.
Smith was driving a 2005 Mercury SUV east on New Bowling Green Road when it came into contact with a westbound 2003 Ford pickup truck driven by Brandon T. Smith, 35, of Glasgow.
As the vehicles passed each other, they made contact near the center line. Jacie Smith’s SUV swerved right, went down an embankment and struck a tree. Brandon Smith stopped his truck on the right shoulder.
Jacie Smith and a 1-year-old girl who was a passenger in her vehicle were taken to T.J. Samson, where Jacie Smith was pronounced dead by hospital staff, according to KSP. The child was in stable condition as of Monday evening.
Brandon Smith was also taken to T.J. Samson and was treated for minor injuries. A passenger in his truck, Stuart Kerley, 24, of Glasgow, was uninjured.