Police ID woman killed in accident on AA Highway

WILDER, KY (FOX19) - Police have identified a woman who died in an accident Wednesday afternoon on the AA Highway.

Police say Marjorie Byrd, 39, of Independence, Ky. died at the scene.

According to police, the accident happened on the AA Highway near Rosewood Dr. at around 5:30 p.m. when Byrd collided with stopped traffic.

Three other vehicles were involved in the accident. The AA Highway was closed for a short time while the accident was cleared.

Aircare was called to the scene of the accident, but then called off. Two other people were also transported to the hospital, but there is no word on how serious any injuries are.

Police say witness information and cell phone history indicates a possible contributing factor was the use of a cell phone during or shortly before the accident.

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