Owenton woman dies in crash with tractor trailer

SHARONVILLE, OH (FOX19) - Kentucky State Police troopers are investigating the death of an Owenton woman who died Friday in a crash with a tractor-trailer on U.S. 127 in Owen County.

For reasons troopers don't yet know, the vehicle driven by 66 year old Beverly B. Minch crossed the center-line near the 2900 block of U.S. 127, crashing into a passing tractor-trailer.  Minch was pronounced dead at the scene by the Owen County Coroner at 5:17 p.m. and the driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured.  Minch was wearing her seatbelt during the collision.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by Trooper Dusty Corbin, a collision reconstructionist.  Trooper Corbin was assisted at the scene by: Owen County Rescue, Owen County Fire department, Owen County EMS, Owen County Sheriff's office, Owenton Police department, and the Owen County Coroner.

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