One killed in Jessamine Co. crash

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - One person is dead after a crash in Nicholasville. The crash happened at the intersection of U.S. 27 and Etter Drive just before 2 p.m. Monday.

Nicholasville Police say witnesses told them a white van ran a red light and hit a brown pickup. The pickup was trying to turn left from Etter Drive to U.S. 27 southbound. The white van was headed northbound on U.S. 27. Police say evidence on the road suggests the van tried to avoid the crash by braking.

First responders rushed the driver of the pickup to U.K. Hospital where he died. The driver of the van was taken to St. Joseph Jessamine for minor injuries. Police have not released the victims' names. The police department's collision reconstruction unit is investigating the crash.

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