One person killed in Campbell County crash

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COLD SPRING, KY (FOX19) - One person has died after a crash Friday afternoon in Campbell County.

Dispatchers say that the accident occurred just after 12:30 p.m. on Pooles Creek Road in Cold Spring where a vehicle hit a tree.

The passenger in the vehicle, Mattie Johnson, 92, was pinned underneath the dashboard as a result of the crash. Fire crews had to remove the roof of the car to free Johnson. Aircare was then called to the scene, but Johnson was pronounced dead by the University Aircare doctor.

Officials at the scene say that Johnson was wearing the lap belt portion of her seatbelt correctly, but was wearing the shoulder strap behind her back.

The driver of the car, William E. Johnson, 63, is the victim's son. He remains in the hospital and his condition has not been released at this time.

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