Mother killed in Laurel County crash

A woman has died after her vehicle crashed on a Laurel County road.

The crash happened around 7:30 Thursday morning on Highway 490, north of East Bernstadt.

Police say 41-year-old Jennifer McQueen's SUV went off the road, hit a ditch, then overturned.

Police say McQueen was thrown from the SUV. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

McQueen's three children were in the SUV with her. Police say all three were wearing seat belts, and suffered minor injuries.

Police are still investigating the crash, but they do not think drugs or alcohol were involved. They think it was just a tragic accident.

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