Alcohol suspected in deadly crash that critically injured former school board member

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Police say a drunk driver caused a violent pile-up on a Lexington road Sunday night that has taken his life.

Lexington Police say a white Ford F-150 driven by Kenneth Carter, 47, of Lexington was driving erratically inbound Georgetown Road from Scott County. Police say the truck crossed the center line near Hurricane Hall and hit a gray Hyundai head-on. Carter died of his injuries Monday morning at UK Hospital.

A woman in one of the car's hit by Carter, 63-year old Angie Tedder of Georgetown, is in critical condition at UK Hospital. She served for years on the Fayette County School Board before resigning in 2004.

27 NEWSFIRST spoke with, Dee Patrcik, the principal of Tates Creek Elementary, she says Tedder has a passion for helping school children.

Patrick says her thought and prayers are with Tedder and her family but is confident her passion and faith will help Tedder now more than ever.

Before hitting Tedder's vehicle, police say Carter side-swiped another vehicle and hit several orange barrels along the road. His truck was even dragging one barrel at the time of the crash. After the crash, another car hit Carter's car, which was disabled in the middle of the roadway.

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