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Woman killed in crash with wrong-way driver, Kentucky State Police say

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Posted at 4:10 PM, Oct 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-21 16:10:30-04

WARSAW, Ky. -- A driver was killed after she collided with a wrong-way driver Thursday, according to Kentucky State Police.

Police were sent to the scene of the crash at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Investigators found that a vehicle had been traveling north in the southbound lane of KY-1039 when it struck another vehicle being driver by Jeanette Ridner, 42, of Vevay, Indiana.

Ridner was transported to Carroll County Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

A 13-year-old passenger was also hospitalized for treatment of minor injuries.

Kentucky State Police were still investigating the crash.