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Woman Injued In Hodgenville Area Crash

HODGENVILLE, KY -- A 26-year-old female was seriously hurt in an accident on U.S. 31 E. near Hodgenville, Ky., Saturday evening, reports The Louisville Courier-Journal.

Trooper Steve Pavey, public affairs officer for Kentucky State Police Post 4, stated in a report that Kelly Clark, 26, of Hodgenville, Ky., crashed into a tree after she lost control of her car on the snow-covered roadway around 5:55 p.m.

She became trapped in the vehicle and required mechanical extrication by the Larue County Fire Department.

Clark was initially taken to Hardin Memorial Hospital by Larue County EMS, but was later transferred to University Hospital in Louisville by LifeNet Air Ambulance.

The nursing supervisor at University Hospital did not know her condition early Sunday morning.

Pavey reported that the car was traveling north on U.S. 31 E, approximately a half mile north of Hodgenville, when Clark lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle rotated 180 degrees, crossed the center line, exited the roadway on the left shoulder and then struck a tree on the passenger side. Clark was wearing her seat belt at the time of the accident, he told the C-J.

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