12-year-old Breathitt Co. girl dies in Thursday morning crash

BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT)- Officials in Breathitt County say a Thursday morning crash took the life of a 12-year-old girl.

The Breathitt County Coroner says Harli Robertson was killed in a crash on War Shoal Road around 8:30 Thursday morning.

Officials say the vehicle Robertson was riding in ran off the road and flipped down a 50-foot bluff. They say she was ejected through a sunroof. First responders say when they arrived on the scene, she was still alive and her father was doing CPR.

She was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. Her father was flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center for his injuries. There have been no updates on his condition.

Officials tell WKYT the crash happened about a mile from where Robertson lived with her father.

Robertson's body is being taken to Frankfort for an autopsy.

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