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Fatal crash in Gallatin County

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

GALLATIN COUNTY, KY (FOX19) - Police are investigating a fatal crash in Gallatin County.

It happened Sunday night just after 6:30 p.m. on U.S. 42.

Police say a pick up truck driven by Brian J. Ritchey II, 28, of Bluff City, Tenn., was eastbound on 42 when he turned in front of a westbound vehicle driven by Lonna D. Kehrer of Sanders, Ky.

Kehrer was pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger in Kehrer's car, Cindy Keith, 30, of Norwood, Ohio, received serious injuries and was transported to University of Cincinnati Hospital. Two children, ages 9 and 3, were also in Kehrer's vehicle and received serious injuries.  They were taken to Children's Hospital.

Ritchey received minor injuries and was taken to Carroll County Memorial  Hospital. A passenger in Ritchey's truck, Kevin H. Turly, 34, of Johnson City, Tenn., was not hurt.

Police nobody in either car was wearing a seat belt.

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