Wreck Kills 92-Year-Old Woman

JACKSON, KY -- A 92-year-old woman who was a passenger in a Chevy Trailblazer died Saturday afternoon in a crash in Breathitt County.

Pearlie Davis, of Gauge in Breathitt County, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Ky. 542, state police said. She was not wearing a seat belt.

The Trailblazer was eastbound when it dropped off the side of the road. The driver over-corrected, and the vehicle left the road again and hit a tree at 12:42 p.m., state police said.

The driver, who was not identified by state police, was airlifted to St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, W.Va.

- Associated Press Story

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